Recently, Who Leads Us released a massive dataset that outlines the gender and ethnicity of elected officials across the USA, all the way down to the county level. I dumped that data into Google Sheets, filtered it for Houston (we span three counties!), and provided an overview. Rundown after the jump.
The first ever LiteracyHack took place at the Central Houston Public Library on June 6th, 2014. After working for four hours, eight teams in total presented their ideas to help the Houston Center for Literacy with its mission and projects.
We’re about halfway through the Houston Hackathon, and we’ve got a ton of interesting projects. I missed about seven or eight teams because they left for the day. But the folks grinding into the night are coming up with some great ideas. Come down to the Houston Technology Center tomorrow (Sunday) at 1230p to hear the final version. Here’s what we have so far: