Peace Corps for Geeks’ in Lexington to focus on more effective, interactive city

Three fellows from Code for America – the “Peace Corps for Geeks” – arrived in Lexington today to begin a 10-month partnership focused on improving neighborhood quality of life through more effective and interactive city government.

Winning a highly competitive selection process, Lexington is one of just 10 governments nationwide to get the opportunity to participate in Code for America this year.

Lexington was selected for the 2014 fellowship because “the city’s leadership is forward looking, committed to open government and innovation,” said Luke Norris, government relations director of Code for America. He added that Lexington has “a track record of engaging with its community to help solve problems.” Continue>>>