Hi everyone! We hope all is well as we approach the holiday weekend! It’s Friday, which means that it’s time for our week-in review. We wish you a safe and happy Fourth of July! Take care!  

This Week in NYC Civic Tech

  • We’re looking to improve the user experience of NYC Boundaries Map! It’s our most used digital tool which allows you to explore the City’s political and administrative boundaries. Have any tips? DM us on Twitter, we’d love to hear your feedback.   
  • The call for proposals for Code for America’s Code for All Summit 2022 is due July 8. Get your proposals in today!
  • Surveillance Self-Defense (SSD) released a helpful guide to navigating unwanted data collection with regards to reproductive healthcare.
  • The submission deadline for Cornell Tech’s Product Challenge has been extended! Do you have a business or enterprise challenge that you believe digital technology can address? Submit your proposals ASAP.  
  • Lesbians Who Tech will be hosting the San Francisco Summit in October! In-person tickets are available to purchase now, and virtual tickets are free. Be sure to grab your tickets today.
  • Adrienne Schmoeker recently wrote this powerful article on Digital Trust for Places and Routines (DTPR) and how it can be leveraged to increase public understanding of urban technologies.
  • Have you seen this recent article from Crain’s New York on the effects of housing 421-a? Check it out and let us know your thoughts. 

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That’s all for now. If you have any suggestions or feedback, reach out to Gabrielle Langston at gabby@beta.nyc. Also, feel free to share your events, announcements, and anything else that’s happening for next week’s post. Have a great holiday weekend and stay safe!