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It is said that Chicago has one of the strongest and most vibrant civic technology communities in the world, but what even is civic tech? What are the opportunities in the civic tech space and what has changed over the past few years that make these opportunities possible? Derek Eder, Founder of Chi Hack Night and DataMade, will answer these questions (and more!).
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Chi Hack Night is a central hub for Chicago's civic tech community. Here's the three best ways to get involved:
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Chi Hack Night is organized by Derek Eder, Emily Drevets, Katie O'Shea and members of our Leadership Council, hosted at Braintree and supported by our amazing sponsors. DataMade is the fiscal sponsor.
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