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Training: Civic Tech Engagement 101

March 19 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Led by Code for Canada educator Kelly Halseth with contributions from Civic Tech Toronto organizers, this workshop will introduce government members to civic tech and local civic tech organizing.

Civic tech communities and the projects they spearhead are making a significant impact the world over by leveraging the power of technology and design for the common good. Understanding how to collaborate with civic tech communities is crucial for engaging residents in addressing civic challenges, and for building stronger, more effective public services. This training will leave you with:

– Familiarity with civic technology, why it matters, and examples of civic tech collaboration
– Concrete actions for collaborating with civic tech communities
– Ability to draft an effective challenge statement or project pitch for a hacknight

This training is for government members only. Government members can RSVP here.

Please email shea@codefor.ca to learn more.


Kelly Halseth is Code for Canada’s Education and Community Manager. Kelly has an array of experience in the non-profit and public sector as a community organizer and capacity builder. She has led and supported initiatives throughout the U.S. and Canada utilizing human-centered design and collective impact approaches to tackle complex social issues. Find her on Linkedin. 

Details

Date:
March 19
Time:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Centre for Social Innovation – 192 Spadina Ave.
192 Spadina Ave.
Toronto, ON M5T 2C2 Canada

Organizer

Civic Hall Toronto
Email:
shea@codefor.ca
Website:
civichallto.ca