Homegrown Apps for Social & Civic Good

From using open data to solve water main breaks to improving the way doctors treat patients in underserved areas of the city, all ten presenters at the Civic Apps Showcase  are using technology to make Kansas City a better place for people to live, work and play. Check out the photos above and find out more about the apps here.

Watch a full video of the Civic Apps Showcase below:

Civic Apps Showcase by Story Torch

This event was part of the Civic Tech Forum & Showcase, co-organized by KC Digital Drive and the Code for America KC Brigade, on Feb. 23, 2015, at Union Station.

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Got an idea for an app to improve the city? Want to use your coding talents to help government work better? The Code for KC Brigade is always looking for great ideas and passionate hackers. Find out more.

Further Reading

Code for KC Learn Nights kick off with Eric Roche

Eric Roche, Chief Data Officer for KCMO and Code for KC Core Team member, spoke at Code for KC’s Learn Night on February 29, 2018.  The work done by the analysts in the Office of Performance Management where Eric works has earned Kansas City a Silver Certification awarded by What Works Cities. Eric’s presentation covered […]

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Code for KC: A 2016 Recap

Did 2016 fly by for anyone else? It’s hard to believe that another year has come to a close, but as we reflect back on the last 12 months, we’re thrilled by what Code for KC and KC Digital Drive have accomplished, not to mention the foundation we’ve built to continue our work in 2017. […]

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CommunityKC 2.0: How the Mapping Tool Has Evolved and What’s Next

Anyone who’s worked on a digital project like a website or an app knows it’s very much a work in progress. There’s the initial launch, of course, which is typically followed by a never-ending evolution: updates that introduce new or improved functionality, design changes and other enhancements. Since CommunityKC launched at the third annual Community […]

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