OpenGov Voices: Network, collaborate, and innovate at CityCamp NC


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Jason Hibbets is the project manager at Red Hat and lead administrator for He has been applying opensource principles in neighborhood organizations in Raleigh, NC  for several years, highlighting the importance of transparency, collaboration, and community building. Follow the rest of his thoughts at @jhibbets.

Have a great idea to improve your city? Want to flex your creative and/or techie muscles? Want to spend two days networking, collaborating and maybe win some cash?

citicampncCityCamp NC, an event to promote citizen participation and innovation, will be held on May 30-31 at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on the NC State University Campus in Raleigh. CityCamp NC will be followed by a Nation Day of Civic Hacking event hosted by Raleigh’s Code for America Brigade on June 1. Alisha Green and Rebecca Williams from Sunlight’s Policy team will also be in attendance.

This year, CityCamp NC will award a top prize of $3000 plus a consulting session with Jason Caplain at Bull City Venture Partners to the winning team. A second and third team will be awarded prizes of $1000 and $500, respectively.

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Photo credit: City of Raleigh, NC

The event is $5 for students and government employees (appropriate ID must be shown at the door) and $10 for all others.

Time is running out! For more information and to register, visit

Disclaimer: Sunlight Foundation is one of the sponsors for CityCamp NC 2013.

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