"City Camps" are UNconferences that aim to bring organizations, independent actors, citizens / residents, and city governments (staff and elected officials) together to improve the functioning of the city, especially through the opportunities of Open Government, Government 2.0, and Open Source tools.


Saturday, 10 January, 2015 at Oakland City Hall, 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza, starting and concluding in the Council Chambers


Agenda Wall (created day of the event): 
for each session: topic / time / room / scribe / session notes


The first City Camp Oakland was an held on Dec. 1st, 2012 that brought together members of the Oakland tech community, city government, and community members to improve Oakland. Lunch was provided by Tina Tamale, a local family Mexican food pop-up and catering business. Yum!

Have a session, photos, or thoughts from City Camp? Add them here!

Session Notes, Thoughts, Feedback

End of the day reportback session.Councilmember Libby Schaaf and Code for America Founder Jennifer PahlkaMany notes are located here but there are also some photographs of in-session poster-notes below.

Budget and Finance:

Oakland Wiki:

Crime and Data: Notes posted here.

Promoting Oakland:

City Gov 101: Notes posted here.

Open Source Tech:

Picking sessionsAccess/Digital Divide: Please see the Digital Divide entry for details from this session. 

Youth and OUSD:


FOIA & Public Records:

Open Data: Notes posted here.

Build Green:

GIS Roundtable:

Neighborhood Development:

One of the sessions

Entries created/updated during City Camp

Entries created/updated as a result of City Camp


Some photos from City Camp can be found here and here.