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Thank you from SF Day of Civic Hacking

On behalf of San Francisco Day of Civic Hacking, we would like to thank everyone for making National Day of Civic Hacking a great success.


51 individuals from participants, presenters,volunteers, US Census and Peace Corps participated in the event. Four amazing teams developed great apps from how to effectively enable just in time delivery for medical equipment (3rd prize winner and SF State students) to providing an online marketplace for Uganda farmers (1st prize winners).

Winning Projects

Some of the dataset presentations were live-streamed. You can find the streams at

Our photos are posted on Flickr at


Over 11,000 individuals were engaged in National Day of Civic Hacking, in 95 events, 38 states, 83 cities, 2 territories.

21 US federal agencies participated in the initiative by submitting challenges, opening up data and sending officials to events in support of teams willing to work on projects for their government and their communities.

Photos from all across the country are at

We thank you for getting involved and working together to improve our society.

Phoebe Kwan, Associate Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Division of Information Technology

Sameer Verma, Professor, Information Systems Department

Julio Feliciano, Web Specialist, Division of Information Technology


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