[Chugalug] "Code for America" $420,000 USD

Rod rod-lists at epbfi.com
Tue Sep 3 02:02:58 UTC 2013


There is a dire need for this one in town.
Work on Sheltr.org
http://brigade.codeforamerica.org/applications/9


On Mon, 02 Sep 2013 13:33:12 -0400, Mike Harrison <cluon at geeklabs.com>  
wrote:

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> http://chattanoogan.com/2013/8/30/258142/City-Council-Asked-To-Contribute.aspx
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> "11-month program "where developers, designers, researchers, and product  
> managers work with city staff to produce open-source web apps to improve  
> city services and the community. Fellows work out of the San Francisco  
> office for the bulk of the year -- traveling to their assigned partner  
> cities for the month February and various times throughout the year to  
> meet with community members and city staff, and test their apps. Fellows  
> receive $35,000 USD, professional development opportunities, and  
> healthcare benefits."
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> This seems like a lot of money going to San Francisco developers
> for things that locals should be doing.. and getting paid for.
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> Anyone got any insight?
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> I see it's mentioned on:
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> https://www.facebook.com/OpenChattanooga
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> But no real info.
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