Civic Data Challenge (Nat'l Conf on Citizenship) due 7/29

Date: April 19, 2012

The first-ever Civic Data Challenge (CivicDataChallenge.org) has recently launched! The Challenge is a project of NCoC (the National Conference on Citizenship) and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

The Challenge will turn the raw data of “civic health" into beautiful, useful applications and visualizations, enabling communities to be better understood and made to thrive. NCoC is providing its civic health data, as well as other data on the important topics of health, safety, education, and the economy. Designers, data scientists, researchers, and app developers are especially encouraged to join the challenge. And … there will be prizes!

The Challenge is open through July 29th, and winners will be announced at the 67th Annual National Conference on Citizenship on September 14th in Philadelphia.

For questions, contact Kristi Tate, Director of Community Strategies | National Conference on Citizenship P: 202.729.8038 | ktate@NCoC.net

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