|May 26, 2015 at 7pm|
830 Traction Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90013
This month, we're partnering with Hack for LA to discuss open data initiatives being spearheaded by the City of Los Angeles and its partners. We are excited to join forces with Hack for LA and bring our project teams and advocacy initiatives into the mix.
7:00-7:30 Open Networking
7:30-8:00 Monthly Speaker | Open Government: Using Government Data to Solve City Problems
We will hear from a local tech leader about the value of open source, a standard tech value, and how it can transform government’s effectiveness.
8:00-8:45 Breakout Sessions | The Democracy Project, The 2.0 Project, and The Co-Founders Project
Convene Project Teams and tackle challenges using your skill set.
8:45-9:00 Project Share
From San Francisco to Austin, Miami to New York, FWD.us has enlisted thousands from our community to roll up their sleeves, get engaged, and communicate to lawmakers the urgent need for immigration reform. Despite the overwhelming public support for commonsense solutions, Congress has refused to act, so we at FWD.us are renewing our commitment to improve the political process by rallying the tech community to the cause.
Each FWD.us regional chapter has three project teams: The Democracy Project, The 2.0 Project, and The Co-Founders Project. We are committing our resources to these local chapters, which will serve as accelerators for political advocacy.
The Democracy Project: A team of innovators focused on developing new and creative strategies to engage in advocacy.
The 2.0 Project: A team of problem solvers and strategists who want to use their specialized skills to shape the national narrative on critical political issues.
The Co-Founders Project: A team of donors and volunteers who drive our quarterly ThinkFWD events that provoke discussion at the critical intersection of politics and technology.
Join any of these teams. Chapters will be the central home for everything we do in tech and politics, so come to our FWDMonthlies and spark your interest in tech-driven advocacy.
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