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Sxsw march12 2011

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Suggestions on fixing government from the first few months of Code for America

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Sxsw march12 2011

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  2. 2. A New Kind of PublicService<br />
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  4. 4. We recruit leading web and tech professionals, as well as recent graduates from top-notch schools who have a passion for public service.<br />2011 Recruitment<br />362 Applications<br />20 Fellows<br />5.5% Acceptance<br />2011 CfA Fellows<br />
  5. 5. http://c4a.me/earlyapp<br />jen@codeforamerica.org @pahlkadot @codeforamerica<br />
  6. 6. Cross-Sector Collaboration<br />
  7. 7. Fixing government<br />#1: Stop reiventing the wheel<br />
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  9. 9. Fixing government<br />#2: Make data useful for government<br />
  10. 10. Where’s My Bus App?<br />
  11. 11. Fixing government<br />#3: Let citizens fill the gaps<br />
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  13. 13. adopt-a-hydrant<br />
  14. 14. Fixing government<br />#5: Make bureaucracy sexy<br />
  15. 15. Fixing government<br />You have to understand your bureaucracy to use it against itself.<br /> - Chris Vein<br />
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  21. 21. Fixing government<br />#6: Leverage demographics<br />
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  26. 26. Fixing government<br />#7: Listen to millennials<br />
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  29. 29. @codeforamerica @pahlkadotjen@codeforamerica.org<br />

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