I happened upon the recent issue of Mother Jones and when looking for their interview with Regina Spektor (love her!) I saw the article “Code Warrior” by Tanseem Raja. The article profile Jen Phlka and the organization Code for America
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This program sounds really awesome, and is something I’d like to apply for. The deadline to apply is July 29th. I don’t feel I have enough experience to apply now, but I’d like to apply after grad school (I’ll be attending next year.). I think what appeals to me most is the chance to affect change where the results would (hopefully) be timely and tangible.
I feel like I should add more, but I don’t know what, ha ha.