Chi Hack Night is a central hub for Chicago's civic tech community. The easiest thing you can do get involved is show up to a Tuesday Chi Hack Night. In addition to that, there are many ways to get involved:

Subscribe to updates on upcoming Chi Hack Night speakers and events.


Join our Google Group to keep up with civic tech news and projects in Chicago.

Join our Google Group

Browse our weekly breakouts to find your learning or prototyping group.

Breakout groups

Dive right in!

Ready to dive right in with a project? Take a look at the open source civic apps, the data that power them and the people who built them.

Keep track of open source projects from Chicago's civic tech community.

Open source projects

Browse the data portals, government websites, APIs and tools available in Chicago.

Data & resources

Meet the people who work on open source civic tech projects in Chicago.

Meet the techies

Other Chicago civic technology events

Check out the ever-growing ecosystem of civic tech events in Chicago.