We are thrilled to continue fostering the next generation of civic leaders through our Apprenticeship Program. Associates within BetaNYC’s Apprenticeship Program are typically early career individuals who are interested in gaining experience in public interest technology. As integral staff members of BetaNYC’s team, the Associates help run BetaNYC’s Civic Innovation Fellowship programs, manage communications for […]
Welcome to our newest Civic Innovation Fellows! The class of 2022-2023 is our ninth unique cohort.
Each year, BetaNYC invites a cohort of CUNY Service Corps students to train and work with our team in our Civic Innovation Lab. This year students joined us during their second semester and worked with us 1-2 days a week from March through May. We are so pleased with this cohort’s energy and enthusiasm. They […]
Do you love open data and New York City? This post is for YOU. Open Data Week will take place this year from March 5 to 13, 2022. We are building the program and looking for people to share their work, expertise, and enthusiasm for open data in NYC. Submit your ideas and help us […]
QUICK RECAP: For the next seven weeks, BetaNYC is exploring how to build tools for City Council, their staff, and Community Boards. This is us doubling down on our open data and open government advocacy, while educating a new crop of elected officials and their staff. BetaNYC’s #BeyondTransparency will culminate in Code Across NYC, a […]
the redesign process started with a hackathon in the summer of 2011 that asked companies re-imagine NYC.gov. NYC.gov Overhaul Fuses High-Tech and Helvetica
Hello BetaNYC’s Facebook Group Thanks to Chris Whong, we now have a Facebook group. It is a bit experimental, but should compliment our Meetup Discussion Group quite well.
Notes from the field: BetaNYC’s PLUTO Hacknights | Code for America Looking for NYC’s civic hackers PLUTO tools, check out this recap of our month to PLUTO.
We did a talk for a group of fellows and staff at Code for America, chatting afterwards about how we might be able to support each others’ projects a little more. Some of Code for America’s work in cities in the US overlaps with what we’re working on, and it was particularly interesting to think […]