Last night under the watch of the news media and police helicopters, the first ever Oakland Innovators awards were given out by the InOak hosts on the rooftop garden at the Kaiser Center by the lake. Urban Strategies Council’s Research team, OaklandLocal and a few great local businesses were awarded the first ever OpenSource Innovators Award by InOak for our team effort in putting together the first ever Code For Oakland hackathon and datacamp in the east bay. We’re excited about the prospects for more open government and opendata in our city and are close to announcing the first ever CityCamp in Oakland too!

More details at InOak

By | 2015-09-10T11:23:08+00:00 October 28th, 2011|Categories: Urban Strategies News|

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Spike has research experience in community development, housing, criminology, spatial epidemiology and reentry issues. He speaks nationally about data driven decision making and was chosen as one of Next American City’s Vanguard class of 2012 and honored as a White House Champion of Change in 2013. He’s a dad, husband and co-author for the new book on open public data: Beyond Transparency.

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