Join us as the BetaNYC Civic Innovation Fellowship team share our recap on the Mapping USA 2024 conference!
Journey with our BetaNYC Fellowship Associate as she recounts her time and takeaways from the PyData NYC 2023 Conference.
It’s our favorite time of the year again–when we get to introduce our new cohort of Civic Innovation Fellows!
In March, we hosted the seventh annual NYC Open Data Week festival with the NYC Open Data Team at the Office of Technology and Innovation (OTI) and Data Through Design.
Our ninth cohort of Civic Innovation Fellows are Mapping for Equity on OSM this spring!
In March 2021, BetaNYC hosted the 5th annual NYC Open Data Week festival with the Mayor’s Office of Data Analytics (MODA) and Data Through Design.
For Open Data Week 2021, our Civic Innovation Fellows will be hosting NINE introduction to open data classes. These open data classes are based on our years of experience teaching you how to use OUR data. Did you know New York City’s open data portal has over 3,000 data sets? If you’re not an expert, […]
Open Data Week is a week-long festival of community-driven events organized and produced by the NYC Mayor’s Office of Data Analytics (MODA) and BetaNYC. Every year, New Yorkers come together all across the boroughs to celebrate New York City’s Open Data Law, which was signed into law on March 7, 2012. Coincidentally, the first weekend […]
Introduction to the NYC Civic Innovation Fellowship Program: The Civic Innovation Fellowship is a unique opportunity for CUNY Service Corps fellows to learn more about NYC government, local communities, and how data and technology can help strengthen civic life. Being immersed in BetaNYC’s Civic Innovation Lab allows fellows to develop a deeper understanding of civic […]
In partnership with the Department of Education’s Computer Science for All and NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson, and Technology Committee Chair Council Member Peter Koo, BetaNYC co-hosted 130 students and 30 teachers in the City’s historic Council Chambers for the finale of the second annual Hack League. These Twenty-eight teams, from all five boroughs, used municipal open data and media literacy skills to identify community concerns, and computer science concepts to build prototypes to address the final challenge — identifying internal and external metrics, potential stakeholders, and extending their prototypes.