About Code For America
- “We are a network of people making government work for the people, by the people, in the digital age. How do we get there? With government services that are simple, effective, and easy to use, working at scale to help all Americans, starting with the people who need them most.”
- Organized by brigades throughout the US, including 7 in North Carolina, and 5 in the Triangle.
- Brigades are grouped by regions and have monthly video conference meetings.
About Code For Chapel Hill
- Chapel Hill was selected by AT&T as a Smart City.
- As part they began posting data for public consumption on an Open Data portal (http://chapelhillopendata.org)
- In early 2018, 3 UNC Students began the Code for Chapel Hill brigade.