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Smart Chicago Congratulates Envision Chicago Student Scholarship Winners

On July 20th, 4 Chicago public high school students were honored with a commemorative resolution at the Chicago City Council ...
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Smart Chicago is helping build CUTGroup Detroit

We are excited to announce that Smart Chicago is partnering with the City of Detroit, Data Driven Detroit, and Microsoft, ...
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An Infographic of Connect Chicago from January — March 2016

Connect Chicago is a cross-sector civic leadership initiative that seeks to make Chicago the most digitally skilled, connected, and dynamic ...

Documentation from the Array of Things Public Meeting at Harold Washington Library

We’ve compiled documentation from the Array of Things Public Meeting on June 22, 2016 at Harold Washington Library. This is ...
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Smart Chicago Joins the NTIA’s Community Connectivity Initiative as a Collaborator

Smart Chicago is a Collaborator in the National Telecommunications & Information Administration's Community Connectivity Initiative. The Community Connectivity Initiative was ...
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Documentation from the Array of Things Public Meeting at Lozano Library

We’ve compiled documentation from the Array of Things Public Meeting on June 14, 2016 at the Lozano Library Branch. This ...
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Youth-Led Tech 2016 Curriculum Training

On June 8th, Smart Chicago held a training event at Literacenter. Below is a glance of Youth-Led Tech Instructor preparation ...
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The Internet of Things in Action

This blog post is by Glynis Startz — Smart Chicago’s Harvard Ash Center Summer Fellow. Glynis is assisting with Smart ...
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Ways Residents Can Give Feedback on the Array of Things Governance & Privacy Policy

Today the draft Array of Things Governance & Privacy Policy was released. The policy discloses the privacy principles and practices ...
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Youth-Led Tech Locations

Youth-led Tech Summer 2016 is a technology mentoring program for youth ages 13-18 in three Chicago neighborhoods: Austin, North Lawndale, ...
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Announcing the June 22nd Array of Things Public Meeting at Harold Washington Library

As part of Smart Chicago’s Array of Things Civic Engagement Work, we’re hosting an event in in the Loop on ...
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Announcing the June 14th Array of Things Public Meeting at Lozano Library

As part of Smart Chicago’s Array of Things Civic Engagement Work, we’re hosting an event in in Pilsen on Tuesday, ...
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Smart Chicago’s Array of Things Civic Engagement Goals & Model

Smart Chicago has committed to educate and engage residents with the new Array of Things project, which is operated by ...
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CUTGroup Presentation at Gigabit City Summit 2016

A couple of weeks ago, I went to the Gigabit City Summit, "a three-day learning and networking opportunity exclusively designed ...
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Transitions at Smart Chicago

As of today, Friday, May 27, 2016, I am leaving my position as Executive Director of the Smart Chicago Collaborative ...

Smart Chicago Welcomes Ash Center Summer Fellow Glynis Startz

Today Glynis Startz joins the Smart Chicago Collaborative as a summer graduate fellow from the Ash Center for Democratic Governance ...

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