We've got two great Brown-Bag Lunch (BBL) sessions planned for next week on tools that allow citizens to participate in change and access government data. Register today while spaces last! Also: as you might have noticed, we've just re-launched OpenGovHub.org so fee free to take a tour!
Webmaker Tools: Tech Tools for People to Make a Better World
Monday, Sept. 15th, 12.30-2pm
Join us for a discussion on using technical platforms to build shared space for collaboration and progress. This event will be a Mozilla Maker Party with an overview of their webmaker tools and other mobile tools that give people more web literacy and a greater civic voice.
Open Data for the People: Mapping and Visualizing Government & NGO Data
Wednesday, Sept. 17th, 12.30-2pm
Join us for a discussion and workshop on how to find authoritative data and even share data that you have gathered and need to make available to the public. Learn how to use Esri's ArcGIS Open Data platform, and see how opendata.dc.gov is using it.