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Hello! My name is Lawrence—I’m a civic geek, marketer, musician, and futurist dedicated to the well-being of my fellow crew members on Spaceship Earth. I co-founded the democracy and technology community CivicMakers, and am a product manager at govtech leader Accela, formerly of Change.org and SF Gov.

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Lawrence Grodeska


CivicMakers Salon NYC - Building a Better Democracy with Technology

When: Thursday, October 23, 6:30-9:30pm Where: AlleyNYC, 500 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10018 RSVP: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/civicmakers-building-a-better-democracy-with-technology-tickets-13405294597 We're taking the CivicMakers show on the road! The New York City civic tech scene has been pushing the boundaries of open data, participatory politics, and civic hacking, so we can't think of a better place to host our our first East Coast event. We'll gather with New York’s civic tech luminaries for a night of tasty food, delicious drinks, and thought-provoking discussion at startup incubator AlleyNYC. Featured speakers will include Ben Kallos (NYC Councilmember), Heidi Sieck (COO, Democracy.com), Mark Headd (Former CDO, Philadelphia; Developer Evangelist, Accela, Inc.), Seth Flaxman (Co-founder & ED, Democracy Works / Turbovote).

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10.20.2014

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