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Code for America

Code for America


"Code for America believes government can work for the people, by the people in the 21st century.

We build open source technology and organize a network of people dedicated to making government services simple, effective, and easy to use."

"Here's how:

We encourage and empower residents to take an active role in their community.
We facilitate collaboration between government staff and foster forward-thinking approaches to solving city problems.
We support civic-minded entrepreneurs and startups."


Principles for 21st Century Government

7 principles

Code for America