City Camp KC and National Day of Civic Hacking

Center for Economic Information   (Kansas City)

May 2014

City Camp KC, Kansas CIty's annual civic unconference occurred this year on May 31, to coordinate with the National Day of Civic Hacking.  The theme was Startups and the City, and topics included startup communities, ridesharing, the DIY city, Code For America Brigade, open civic data, women in tech and startups, the wired city, civic tech, social media and advocacy, adaptive reuse, and the tech workforce.  The National Day of Civic Hacking activities included helping increase digital literacy. People from various backgrounds came together to help create basic lessons for others with little experience with computers.