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Mission Statement

OpenOakland's mission is to increase civic engagement with the city of Oakland. We do this through projects that make government information more accessible to the public. We welcome technologists and community activists from all walks of life who share the mission of making Oakland a great city to live in!

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OpenOakland ( http://openoakland.org/), a Code for America Brigade, is a civic innovation organization that brings together coders, designers, data geeks, journalists, and city staff to collaborate on solutions to improve how our local government serves all citizens of Oakland. We draw on our wide range of expertise and perspectives to build open-source applications and working relationships that promote civic innovation and open government in Oakland.

Our projects range from events like CityCamp and the Open Government Pledge, to a community-based open-data portal and OaklandWiki, to apps that help you chart crime trends, submit FOIA requests, or adopt your local storm drain.

Come join us and help make open government a reality in Oakland!

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