government http://kalw.org en Volunteers hack technology to improve Oakland city government http://kalw.org/post/volunteers-hack-technology-improve-oakland-city-government <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s a Tuesday evening in Oakland’s City Hall. A group of people ranging in age from their </span>20s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to </span>50s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> are sitting, many in front of their laptops. This is an Open Oakland hacking meeting. Though a lot of jargon is thrown around, some of the people here have no tech backgrounds at all, including Anna&nbsp;</span>Mathai<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 00:03:21 +0000 Laura Flynn 41134 at http://kalw.org Volunteers hack technology to improve Oakland city government Today on Your Call: How can communities organize to change local laws? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-how-can-communities-organize-change-local-laws-0 <p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 07 Jun 2012 20:14:43 +0000 Ali Budner 11821 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: How can communities organize to change local laws?