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Code for America's pot-conviction clearance program heads to Illinois

by • 3 weeks ago

Cook County will use an automation tool to identify criminal records eligible to be overturned under Illinois' new marijuana legalization law.

Pennsylvania's 'Clean Slate' law presents tricky data challenges

by • 3 months ago

Sealing the records of 30 million old criminal cases is a big stride for criminal justice reform, and huge task for the state court system's IT team.

Code for America announces latest group of Community Fellows

by • 3 months ago

Seventeen fellows spread across seven U.S. cities will work on projects that include housing-data portals, resource maps for formerly incarcerated people and a food-stamp app.

California announces statewide expansion of Code for America food stamp tool

by • 4 months ago

The expansion is the fulfillment of a two-year, $3.6 million contract to reach all 58 counties.

Code for America asks public for ideas that transform government

by • 9 months ago

Accepted proposal writers will present their ideas at the nonprofit's annual Summit event in May.

Advice to new governors: Build IT modernization efforts around service delivery

by • 10 months ago

Efforts that don't result in better service delivery are "pointless," says Code for America Founder Jennifer Pahlka.

Five states to modernize eligibility systems in new pilot partnership

by • 1 year ago

Alaska, Colorado, Louisiana, Michigan and Vermont are getting some help with their public-benefits eligibility systems.

Code For America launches sixth annual 'National Day of Civic Hacking'

by • 1 year ago

Local tech alliances are hosting 40 hackathons, design camps and other events across 22 states on Saturday.

San Francisco will dismiss thousands of marijuana convictions with automated tool

by • 1 year ago

The city's use of web-based software called "Clear My Record" marks the first partnership between civic tech nonprofit Code for America and a prosecutor's office.

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