In 2015, Akron Civic Hackathon:

  • Will be hosted on June 6th, 2015
  • Will be hosted between the hours of 8am-5pm
  • Will hosted at OSC Tech Lab, 12 East Exchange Street, Akron, Ohio (http://www.osctechlab.com)
  • Will be a civic hacking event where the organizers plan to
    • Provide status update of any governmental civic hacking projects that have begun before June 6th
    • Launch some governmental civic hacking projects and invite volunteer civic hackers to solve
  • Is open to all governmental managers, their executive teams, and volunteer software and hardware engineers to make civic impact
  • Will adhere to our Code of Conduct
  • Will track projects and their source code in this github organization:
  • Will provide real-time updates via twitter with the twitter handle @akrcivichackers:

Civic Leaders and Civic Hackers are invited to RSVP for the event at the link below via meetup.com:

At present, the organizing sponsors for the 2015 event are:


2015akroncivichackathon-page001Simple flowchart for deciding whether you wish to attend the hackathon

Akron Civic Hackathon 2015 - Flowchart

Akron Civic Hackathon 2015 – Flowchart









One of the local projects was shared with an ideastream discussion panel discussing civic hacking.

Hear about the local project around the 23 minute mark here:


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