This week, BetaNYC is in two places at once! Tomorrow, a new crew of community leaders will take over hosting hacknights & #CivicFreeSchool. As we grow, we’re excited to grow BetaNYC’s leadership team. Join them tomorrow at Dev BootCamp and keep hacking the planet! Also, _THE CODE FOR AMERICA SUMMIT_!! Chris, Ariel, and I are out […]
“We The People for NYC” is coming | Participatory Politics Foundation NYT reported that NYC Council Member James Vacca will introduce legislation to develop online petitions to NYC city council – in short, a version of the White House’s “We the People” for NYC municipal government.
Mayor Bill de Blasio named Minerva Tantoco as first New York City CTO Tuesday night in an announcement that was greeted with applause and cheers at the September meeting of the New York Tech Meet-Up. In his remarks, De Blasio said her task would be to develop a coordinated strategy for technology and innovation as […]
Last week, we launched a campaign to broaden BetaNYC’s leadership. (Note – applications are open till Sunday night.) This week, we take another step into collaborative organizational goal setting. As Noel said at Personal Democracy forum, “to be a community of the people, we need all the people!” For the past few months, BetaNYC’s board […]
BetaNYC was founded to be a communal safe space for neighbors and government to solve problems. Since 2009, we have matured this idea and have continued to expand our ability to build a city for the people, by the people, for the 21st century. Now, in our 5th year, we are 2,000 strong and pioneering […]