Code for America Brigade Network

Resources and guidance for brigades in theCode for America Network.

CfA Brigade Handbook
This handbook is a guide on how to access all the resources that the Code for America Brigade Network has to offer. 

Code for America Memorandum of Understanding

Open Oakland Relationship Letter (PDF)
Letter declaring OpenOakland’s relationship with Code for America for 501(c)(3) status tax exemption.

Code for America website

Public Interest Tech Job Board
Job openings in government and non-profit organizations

OpenOakland Style Guide


Other Resources

The Open Data Handbook
This guide discusses the legal, social and technical aspects of open data. It can be used by anyone but is especially designed for those seeking to open up data. It discusses why to go open, what open is, and the how to ‘open’ data. (author: Open Knowledge International)

How to Talk to Civic Hackers 
This book is meant for public servants and people working inside government who want to connect with innovators and technologists outside of the bureaucracy. It highlights strategies they can use to collaborate with people doing interesting and valuable work that can benefit or support the mission of government. (author: Mark Headd)


OakData
The City of Oakland’s data portal; populated and managed by the city.

OpenOakland Steering Committee Bylaws
The guiding regulations adopted by OpenOakland when they moved to a steering committee leadership model chiefly for the governing of its members and the regulation of its affairs.