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Englewood Codes

A project in Chicago, IL by Teamwork Englewood

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A 10-week summer project where teens from Chicago's Englewood neighborhood will learn how to build their own websites from scratch.
Backers: 178
Average Pledge Per Backer: $58

Funded: $10,235 of $5,500
Dates: Apr 3rd -> May 18th (45 days)
Project By: Teamwork Englewood
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Latest News

3 Days Left: Stretch Goal Accomplished!

May 14th - via: kickstarter.com
We made our stretch goal!We have three days left in our Kickstarter campaign and we've exceeded our $10,000 stretch goal! Mark your calendars: Englewood Codes will be funded on Saturday May 18. Thank you, Englewood Codes project backers! Partnership... (Read More)

Englewood Kickstarter gets funded to teach code

May 3rd - via: redeyechicago.com
Even though it had been months since Demond Drummer helped a group of Englewood students learn computer coding in 2011, he was still being approached with the same question. "Will you help me build a website?" So Drummer, a tech coordinator with Teamwork Englewood–-a community group aimed at improving education, safety and technology in the community--turned to crowd funding site Kickstarter to jumpstart a program the group calls Englewood Codes. In just four days, the program hit its goal of $5,500, with $1,000 primarily from the Englewood community coming in the first 24 hours. (Read More)

Chicago Kickstarter Page: Seed Chicago Curates Local Crowdfunding Campaigns

April 11th - via: huffingtonpost.com
CHICAGO, IL - The city of Chicago, having already itself dabbled in the craft of crowdfunding campaigns, on Tuesday unveiled its own officially curated Kickstarter page. The page, titled Seed Chicago, is intended to spotlight small businesses and community development projects that will bring jobs, economic activity and revitalization to Chicago's neighborhoods. (Read More)


April 10th - via: kickstarter.com
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Could Kickstarter Work as a Tool for Neighborhood Economic Development?

April 10th - via: theatlanticcities.com
"Kickstarter urbanism" bumps up against the twin problems that effective city solutions are rarely as sexy as a new bike design, while the bureaucracies for implementing them get much more complicated than Kickstarter can handle. As Alexandra Lange wrote last year for Design Observer, "a suitable funding platform for a watch is not a suitable funding platform for a city." (Read More)

Enterprising Chicago Businesses to Benefit from Kickstarter’s New Seed Chicago

April 9th - via: nbcchicago.com
CHICAGO, IL - Kickstarter-mania has officially come to the City of Chicago. World Business Chicago and the mayor’s office has announced Tuesday morning they plan to team up to form Seed Chicago, “Chicago’s first curated Kickstarter page which will use crowdfunding to grow businesses and create jobs in Chicago’s neighborhoods.” (Read More)

We Did It!

April 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank You!We launched our Kickstarter campaign for Englewood Codes on Wednesday April 3. Less than four days later, we exceeded our pledge goal. Thanks to you, Englewood Codes IS ON for summer 2013! Recruiting Our TeensThis week, Teamwork Englewood... (Read More)

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