Help Build Tech for a Better San José

Uniting volunteer coders, designers, researchers, community members, & more in solving local issues

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Who we are...

We are a Code for America brigade - a volunteer civic innovation organization welcoming everyone interested in solving community problems in San José, California through technology, UX research, UI designs, and community partnerships.

Our mission...

To help open, improve, and engage local governments in the San José area and to collaborate on projects that solve real problems in our communities.

What we do...

We hold bi-monthly "civic hack nights in which our members work on a range of civic tech projects to improve our community.

Not a member? Come on in! We onboard new members at every meeting.

Anyone can join! Technical skills are not required to contribute. Project managers, subject matter experts, communications specialists, writers, researchers, community organizers, creatives, designers, developers, and data scientists are all welcome!

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In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are currently holding hack nights virtually. Please see our Meetup page or join our Slack channel for details and registration links.

Code for San José typically meets two Thursdays a month at 6:30pm. For our next event, see our Meetup page.

Anyone can join! Technical skills are not required to contribute. We onboard new members at every meeting.