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Help Code for America Build Killer Civic Apps



Our friends over at Code for America, the Teach for America-inspired civic software project we mentioned in the Neighborhoods Issue, are accepting applications for their 2011 fellows program. They write:

If you’re a developer, designer, product manager, data wrangler or researcher who wants to make a difference, this is your opportunity to build a new generation of Gov 2.0 apps to make city governments work better.


CfA fellows get a crash course in how cities work, mentorship and networking with the top names in tech and government, and a platform to launch companies and careers that will bring long-term innovation to the public sector. They also get a living-wage stipend, travel expenses, and healthcare for the year. Most of all, they get the chance to be heroes.

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Applications are due by August 15, 2010. You can get all the details here.

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