Our Mission The things we care about.

  • We strengthen regional San Diego citizens’ experience as among the best in the nation
  • We assist San Diegans who want to collaborate and create a more engaged and efficient democracy.
  • We maximize the Internet’s potential locally to spur economic opportunities.
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We Meet Often. Come Join Us.

View our Meetup page for our next meeting – no RSVP necessary. We meet the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of every month from 7-8:30 at a location typically announced at least two weeks in advance. If you have a venue we can use regularly we would appreciate the opportunity. Typical meetings include presentations by a guest speaker the first Tuesday of the month and a workshop led by a local subject matter expert the third Tuesday. There’s literally something for everyone so if you have an interest in civic engagement we hope you’ll join us.

Next Meeting

Open San Diego - Everyone welcome!

Held by Open San Diego, a Code For America Brigade on 3 October 2017 7:00 PM

We meet on the first and third Tuesday of every month from 7-8:30. 

We follow an agenda that typically includes hearing a brief presentation from a local government official or open-government project advocate followed by our working in te... Read More


Recent Past Meetings

Open San Diego: (Talk) Faking It: Creating Synthetic Demographics

Held by Open San Diego, a Code For America Brigade on 5 September 2017 7:00 PM

This week's speaker is Eric Busboom. Eric is the founder and director of San Diego Regional Data Library, a non-profit that helps social and civic organizations, news organisations, non-profits among others with their data needs. In ... Read More


Open San Diego Workshop - Exploring Solar Permit Data in R

Held by Open San Diego, a Code For America Brigade on 19 September 2017 7:00 PM

This month's Open San Diego workshop will be led by Page Piccinini. Page works as a data scientist at Classy, has a PhD in linguistics from UCSD, and is also one of the organizers of the Read More


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Help Your Community?
We could use your talents.

We are a Code for America Brigade, which means we’re civic-minded volunteers of techies, creatives, business people and other civic-stakeholders that contribute our talents toward improving the way our local governments and community organizations work.

See what kind of things brigades do, or watch the TED talk given by Jennifer Pahlka, Founder of Code for America.

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Steering Team: helping make the magic happen…

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Jerry Hall

As our Brigade Captain, Jerry is committed to developing a sustainable civic technology community in collaboration with local government and community partners, championing Brigade activities in San Diego, and building out a core leadership team. Contact Jerry | LinkedIn

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Xavier Leonard

As our As a Past Brigade Captain, Xavier is committed to supporting the goals and activities of OpenSanDiego. Contact Xavier | LinkedIn

Our Partnerships with local government and Founders

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Maksim Pecherskiy

As our Municipal Partner, Maksim represents the City of San Diego as their Chief Data Officer and connects local city leaders and staff with the Brigade. LinkedIn

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Jeffery Johnson

Joining the founding team early on, Jeff is a Past Brigade Captain, has been pivotal in building initial connections, communications and overseeing projects and events within the San Diego region. LinkedIn

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Jed Sundwall

Jed founded Open San Diego and has been an advocate of open government and building relationships from the ground up and the top down for over a decade. LinkedIn


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