In just a few weeks, pioneering citizens across the United States will blaze new trails for social innovation in an event of unprecedented scope. Nearly one hundred teams across the country, supported by more than 20 government agencies, will come together with a common purpose: to invent new applications that leverage open, public data for the common good. This is the National Day of Civic Hacking.
Wouldn’t you like an app that scours a multitude of online resources to connect your college-bound child with the right scholarships and grants? That consolidates the best options for after-school activities across your city for a younger child that fits with your schedule and budget? Or, perhaps one that helps you quickly cut through red tape to secure the best resources to care for an aging relative?
Read more in my blog at hackforchange.org.