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2017

Civic Data Alliance & Code for America present the annual National Day of Civic Hacking

Aug - The Civic Data Alliance in conjunction with Code for America present the 5th Annual National Day of Civic Hacking at LouieLab. Join us and Hack for Change. All Urbanists, civic hackers, government staff, developers, designers, community organizers, and anyone with the passion for making their city better should come join in the fun.

Eclipse Standup & Storytelling with Carto mapping at HackTheVille

Aug - Join CDA and Louisville Metro's OPI2 for an Eclipse Standup & Storytelling with Carto mapping a planning/strategy session for the upcoming Health Data/Health IoT Hackathon. We will also have our basic civic hacking workshops available, if anyone needs help with git and Github, APIs, etc

Community IoT Hackathon at the Gigabit Experience Center

Jul - This event's focus will be on the Internet of Things, and how they connect to and impact our lives as citizens. All Urbanists, civic hackers, government staff, developers, designers, community organizers, and anyone with the passion for making their city better shoudl come join in the fun.

Bring your code to life at the next HackTheVille with Arduino!

Jul - Nathan Armentrout from LVL1 will be helping anyone who wants to learn the basics of electronics from writing code to wiring sensors together. No need to bring your own stuff, LVL1 will provide its classroom kit of Arduinos for hacking. Because they are awesome. Let the fun (and Skynet) begin!

OPI2 wins Amazon Web Services's City on a Cloud Award

Jun - Louisville's OPI2 wins AWS' City on a Cloud $50K award, for the 2nd time

National Journalism Award to WFPL News for doc on diversity with CDA's Pat Smith

Jun - Louisville Public Media with CDA's Pat Smith won a national Kaleidoscope Award for their 2016 documentary on Southside, Louisville, KY's most diverse neighborhood.

Inaugural HackTheVille Night

Jun - Join us at the very first #HackTheVille Night

Data for Democracy Hackathon in Louisville

Mar - Louisville is one of only 7 cities nationwide hosting an onsite event in conjunction with Data for Democracy's global hackathon, Mar 31- Apr 1 at LouieLab. Hacakathon attendees will be developing an API which will help improve analysis of the legislative process in Kentucky.

Data for Democracy Hackathon in Louisville

Mar - Louisville is one of only 7 cities nationwide hosting an onsite event in conjunction with Data for Democracy's global hackathon, Mar 31- Apr 1 at LouieLab. Hacakathon attendees will be developing an API which will help improve analysis of the legislative process in Kentucky.

Louisville projects for Code for America's Open Data Day

Mar - Code for America held its sixth annual CodeAcross event, Open Data Day, which coincided with International Open Data Day. The goal was to open public data and inspire residents everywhere to get actively involved in their community, and Louisville delivered.

Open Data Day CodeAcross event for Louisville 2017

Feb - Code for America will hold its sixth annual CodeAcross event, which this year is being called Open Data Day, to coincide with International Open Data Day. It's a weekend of civic hacking events hosted by over 100 cities of the Code for America network around the world. The goal is to activate the Code for America network and inspire residents everywhere to get actively involved in their community.

2016

CodeAcross Volunteer Event Louisville 2016

Mar - Code for America held its fifth annual CodeAcross event, and the CDA in Louisville participated. CodeAcross is a weekend of civic hacking events hosted by nodes of the Code for America network around the world. It is timed to coincide with International Open Data Day.

2015

The History and Future of Open Data in Louisville

Oct - Louisville's Open Data Past, Present, and Future: History and Road Map

Louisville Property Tax and Tree Cover by Parcel Map

Jun - Louisville Property Tax and Tree Cover by Parcel Map Using Metro Open Data and Mapbox

National Day of Civic Hacking Louisville 2015

May - Hack for Change Louisville was held as the city’s official Code for America National Day of Civic Hacking event, one of over 100 simultaneous events across the United States. The day brought together local government leaders and staff, local organizations, non-profits, businesses, visitors, and community members and was focused on civic innovation.

Helping the Visually Impaired Navigate Louisville Using Open Data

Mar - The Civic Data Alliance has taken open GIS data from the city of Louisville and organized volunteers to load it into Open Street Map so the American Printing House can use it in their mobile app for the visually impaired.

2014

Mapping Louisville Voter Turnout by Precinct, Primary 2014

Oct - Louisville Voter Precinct Turnout Map

Minecraft Louisville

Jun - Recreating Louisville in Minecraft

Louisville's National Day of Civic Hacking Event 2014

May - Louisville's National Day of Civic Hacking Event, Hack for Change May 31, 2014

Welcome to the CDA Website

May - Civic Data Alliance launches new website.