In the face-to-face world of community organizing, it can be a challenge to keep in regular contact with neighborhoods around your city. If your neighborhood association wanted to raise a community garden but had no experience in navigating permitting and licensing issues with the city — much less when to plant spinach versus strawberries — […]
Kansas City is becoming a technology hub. But what do the current candidates running for City Council think of all this tech. Join KCDD and the Code for America Brigade on Feb. 23 at Union Station for the chance to engage city leaders and learn about interesting apps that make local government work better.
Day One: Tuesday, Jan. 13 Mayor Sly James and Mayor Mark Holland: Both agreed upon the necessity of broadband access at improving the quality of life of people in the new economy. To many in the audience, this went without saying, but many families — and many small businesses (small business access was a recurring […]
This post originally appeared on the Mozilla Gigabit Community Fund blog. The Gigabit City Summit was an experience, both social and technical, that laid out Kansas City’s bi-state Playbook for all to see, poke at, learn from and, when it’s all said and done – take back to their blooming broadband communities. It didn’t hurt […]