“Code For Princeton is a very welcoming community”

Princeton Public Library executive director Brett Bonfield is not new to volunteer-driven hacking groups. His experience with Code4lib will come in handy, when he sits on our panel of judges this Sunday. He narrates his experience with civic tech movement to Pragati Verma. Excerpts: At Code for Princeton, we look at Princeton library as our … Continue reading “Code For Princeton is a very welcoming community”

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“I would encourage everyone to stop by at Code for Princeton Hackathon”

Meet one of our star judges — Princeton mayor Liz Lempert. A Stanford graduate, she began her career in local politics in 2007 as co-chair of the Mercer4Obama campaign, where she grew the organization from a dozen volunteers to over 3000 members. Lempert served for four years on the former Township Committee beginning in December … Continue reading “I would encourage everyone to stop by at Code for Princeton Hackathon”

Sustainable Jersey kicks off State-wide Civic Tech Competition

Here’s a new platform for local municipalities to meet tech startup thinking — Coding for Community (CfC). CfC is New Jersey’s first state-wide civic tech competition, organized by Sustainable Jersey — a nonprofit organization that provides tools, training and financial incentives to support communities as they pursue sustainability programs. And we, at Code for Princeton, are excited to partner with them and help fire up … Continue reading Sustainable Jersey kicks off State-wide Civic Tech Competition