November 24, 2017
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Maine Civic Hack Day 2014

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What is it?

Maine Civic Hack Day ( is an event focused on solving community problems. Currently we are in the process of soliciting problem definitions from the community. These problems, or challenges, can take a wide array of forms. During the event we will work to provide a prototype solution to the problem. The event is focused on these goals:

* Building prototype solutions to real problems
* Forming new connections between our community members
* Demonstrating interesting approaches to solving problems
* Inspiring new initiatives and collaborations

All of these goals are placed in the theme of improving the quality of life in our communities.

How could you fit into this?

Here’s a few possibilities to consider:

* Providing challenges to the participants based on real problems you experience in your work
* Offering up data sets which could be used to quantify a problem, potentially allowing it to be presented in a new light
* Promoting the event
* Offering incentives to participants in the form of prizes, experiences, or some form of recognition
* Visiting the event

A National effort

This is part of a National effort called the “National Day of Civic Hacking”