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This is our community conversation night. We’ll get updates about our community, upcoming events and from our Community Ambassadors. At this month's Community Night, we'll be reviewing takeaways from this year's Code for America Summit that some of our volunteers and leadership team attended in May. Afterward we'll roll into a Leadership Conversation, where we ask you to join us in planning future Brigade events, communications and direction.
7:00pm - Mix & Mingling
7:30pm - Quick introduction to Open Charlotte
7:40pm - Takeaways from Code for America Summit
8:30pm - Leadership Conversation
You can find meeting notes here http://opencharlotte.org/notes
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
• What do I need to know before showing up? This is a casual event; We will spend the night talk about community opportunities and checking in with Community Ambassadors. While a laptop isn’t required to participate, if you have one, it might be useful. You don’t need to bring anything, just show up, grab a name tag, and join a conversation.
• Who is this event for? This event is for anyone looking to get involved in the civic tech space, applying their expertise to help solve social problems in Charlotte.
• Do I need to be a coder? No! We welcome civic hackers of all varieties. This is a social hour, we encourage newcomers to talk with people and explore where they can contribute their skills. Researchers, analysts, practitioners, designers, writers, photographers, have all contributed to Open Charlotte Brigade projects and organization.
ENTRANCE AND PARKING: The entrance to Camp North end is at 1830 Statesville Ave. Once you're inside Camp North End: Follow signs for The Mount! Follow the driveway all the way down to the end. There will be shipping containers on your right, TURN RIGHT and then take your immediate LEFT JUST after the shipping containers. Follow that road around the bend and you'll see the 2nd area with patio furniture and lights. Park anywhere near there and look for the black and yellow building. We're in there! Still not sure? Check out this map:
Are you interested in sponsoring an Open Charlotte Brigade event? We're actively looking for organizations to partner with for our events! Email us at [masked].
As with all our events, we require attendees to follow our Code of Conduct (http://opencharlotte.org/code-of-conduct).
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