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SXSW 2017

3 Models for Civic Hacking in an Open Source City

Have you ever wanted to fix your government but didn't know where to start or got frustrated with the bureaucracy? Volunteers around the country are joining the civic hacking movement where they collaborate with government to create solutions for their community.
This session will share Jason Hibbets’ five years of experience in leading events and volunteers to participate in civic tech projects that transformed communities through collaboration and participation.

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  • Jason Hibbets, Senior Community Evangelist, Red Hat


Jason Hibbets, Senior Community Evangelist, Red Hat

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