March 31, 2015 was the kickoff webinar for local organizers for National Day of Civic Hacking Kickoff. Here are the resources and most frequently asked questions from that webinar.
Slides from the webinar >
Video recording of the webinar >
Chat conversation from the webinar >
1.) Register your event at hackforchange.org
2.) Check out the organizing resources at hackforchange.org/organizing-resources
3.) Chat with organizers at groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/ndoch-organizers
Q: Where can I find local organizer resources and info about upcoming webinars?
A: You can find organizer resources and updated webinar info at hackforchange.org/organizing-resources.
Q: Where can I find info about this year's theme and challenge areas?
A: You can find info about the theme and challenges at hackforchange.org/theme-and-challenges.
Q: Where can I get logos and graphics?
A: Those will be coming soon on hackforchange.org.
Q: Can you share ideas for partnerships that focus on making events more inclusive?
A: There were a lot of great tips in the chat of the webinar but one more developed resource that you can use to apply to a range of partnerships is the Girl Develop It<>Brigade Partnership guide.
Q: Can you share resources about how to get donations and sponsorships?
A: Check out this guide on local fundraising. Note that Code for America is only able to accept donations on behalf of Captains and Brigade leaders who have been explicitly informed that Code for America can help intake their donations.
Q: Can you share more resources for new organizers?
A: Yes, check out the Code for America Brigade Toolkit for some great organizing resources.
MORE ABOUT NATIONAL DAY OF CIVIC HACKING
On June 6, 2015, thousands of people from across the United States will come together for National Day of Civic Hacking. The goal of National Day of Civic Hacking is for residents, community groups, and government to collaborate to make their communities stronger. Learn more at hackforchange.org.