Code for Tampa Bay Brigade is part of an international network of people committed to using their voices and hands, in collaboration with local governments, to make their cities
Code for Tampa Bay operates as a Safe Space, A place where anyone can relax and be fully self-expressed, without fear of being made to feel uncomfortable, unwelcome, or unsafe on account of biological sex, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, cultural background, age, or physical or mental ability; a place where the rules guard each person’s self-respect and dignity and strongly encourages everyone to respect others.” - Borrowed from Advocates for Youth’s Website.
better. Code for Tampa Bay Brigade helps build participatory power in their cities by holding regular civic hack nights and events, advocating for open data, and deploying apps. Brigades celebrate and share their successes with the Brigade network to further the global civic innovation movement.
We typically meet the first Monday of each month at the Hive Community Innovation Center at John F. Germany Library in downtown Tampa. Please visit our MeetUp page to confirm dates and times, and keep up with upcoming events and projects.
We've got a great core group of volunteers who help make Code for Tampa Bay possible.
See all of our partners on our Partners Page!
In addition to our regular meetups and annual events like National Day of Civic Hacking, we have a few ongoing projects that anyone can contribute to year round. You can find a full list on our Projects page, that we're adding to all the time. One of our projects we'd really like help with is populating the Tampa Bay LocalWiki to help build a better landscape of our Tampa Bay economic, educational, creative and social community. All are welcome to work on any existing projects or to suggest new projects.
Code for Tampa Bay Brigade abides by Code for America's Code of Conduct, which expects that Code for America network activities, events, and digital forums:
Code for America reserves the right to ask anyone in violation of these policies not to participate in Code for America network activities, events, and digital forums.
Additionally, all Code for America network activities, events, and digital forums and their staff, presenters, and participants are held to an anti-harassment policy, which can be read in its entirety at https://github.com/codeforamerica/codeofconduct .