See how people in LA are answering every day questions with open data!

LA Counts is a growing community of open data practitioners, data journalists, academics, researchers, students, philanthropists, and policymakers. Get involved!

Working groups

When you join a working group you join a community of people working  with open data to investigate problems, explore equity opportunities, imagine new futures. You'll share your work publicly through various means: dataviz, stories, reports, policy recommendations, etc

  • LA Counts

    Interested in helping to build LA Counts? Want to learn more about our CKAN platform? Great! Click the blue button to join folks in our Github repo. You might also be interested in the LA Counts community group, too.

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    Are you involved or interested in a topic not shown here? Why not start a working group to connect with others?

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Volunteer opportunities

Local organizations need your help with data cleaning, education, and/or analysis. Reach out! Contact the org listed to learn more about the request and see how you can help. Tackle important issues, give back to your community, and grow your data skills.
Please contact us to list an opportunity.

Contact Organization Date opened
hello@lacounts.org LA Counts Mar 26, 2019

Interested in open data and open source software? LA Counts is always looking for skilled individuals interested in developing and making contributions to LA Counts' open source repo.

Events

You want to know where and when the data-focused activities, events and conferences are happening in Los Angeles County, right? We do, too and we hope to see you at these events!
Please contact us to share an event.

Date Event Location
Apr 23, 2019 Intro to Programming with Python Los Angeles, CA

Have you been curious about writing code? Have you tried to get started but just couldn't get things to work? Have you heard that python is a great language to learn but not sure where to start? These workshops got you covered.

May 08, 2019 csv,conf,v4 Portland, OR

A community conference for data makers everywhere. Featuring stories about data sharing and data analysis from science, journalism, government, and open source.

May 21, 2019 Intro to Programming with Python Los Angeles, CA

Have you been curious about writing code? Have you tried to get started but just couldn't get things to work? Have you heard that python is a great language to learn but not sure where to start? These workshops got you covered.

May 29, 2019 Code for America Summit Oakland, CA

The Code for America Summit is where government and technology intersect. The three-day event is an opportunity for public servants, advocates, entrepreneurs, technologists, and volunteers to get together in one room and tackle some of government’s biggest challenges in the digital age.

Sep 21, 2019 National Day of Civic Hacking Los Angeles, CA

Join the Code for America Brigades for a nationwide day of action that brings together civic leaders, local governments, and community organizations to tackle some of our toughest challenges.