5 Palms sunset at Keawakapu on Flickr.

5 Palms sunset at Keawakapu Beach, Maui. There be sharks in them thar waters.


We’re losing eight children and teenagers to gun violence every day… As far as young people are concerned, we lose the equivalent of the massacre at Virginia Tech about every four days.

Marian Wright Edelman of the Children’s Defense Fund. Source

They are our new age city advocates – just like our tried and true volunteers who wear vests and bring shovels, these new style digital folks, use an iPad, the cloud and zeros & ones to engage the citizenry, help govt get the word out, make things easier- faster-better! They are committed to Oakland, and are generous with their skills and amazing abilities and know how.

A City Staffer and attendee of CityCamp Oakland talking about OpenOakland!