We're a civic-minded team of technologists, designers, and ordinary residents that work with our local government and community to transform our city through technology, design, and open data. We frequently hold public meetings to collaborate on projects, hold community discussions and design sessions, and welcome new volunteers.
Open Charlotte Brigade, our volunteer army which began in 2014 as Code for Charlotte, uses its time and talent to make Charlotte a more open and accessible community.
Open Charlotte advocates for Open Data, Open Government and Open Access. Our programs such as "Data and Donuts" and "Open Data Day" introduce people to Open Data concepts.
Civic Engagement begins with education. Through workshops and speaker series, Open Charlotte seeks to educate on how to become engaged in our local community.