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.Subscribe
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 working group.Breakout groups
Dive right in!
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.
Open Gov Chicago(-land) Meetup - The group that started it all in Chicago. This meetup is for citizens who are interested in seeing their federal, state, and local government function more efficiently and responsively.
The Chicago Data Visualization Group - This is a group of data visualization enthusiasts interested in networking, learning, professional development, and competing in visualization contests.
Chicago City Data User Group - You don't have to be a developer to use Chicago's rich sets of data! The Chicago City Data users group is for end users, business users, enthusiasts, students, entrepreneurs, anyone interested in how to use City Data. Our goal to promote civic engagement, innovation, and economic opportunity leveraging The City of Chicago's data.
Maptime Chicago - MaptimeChi is Chicago’s offshoot of MaptimeSF, a weekly meetup of mappers and map learners interested in creating a time and space for collaborative learning, exploration, and map creation using mapping tools and technologies.