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Founder and ED of @CodeforAmerica. Mom. Keeper of chickens. This is my personal account.

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Joined Twitter 12/16/06


When we make the govt procurement rules for IT so burdensome that maxing out the costs is the easiest path for a co… https://t.co/a8Mk7YHLtu
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9/15
2018
As Hurricane Florence bears down, @codeforamerica Brigade volunteers have resources for those affected. Text your z… https://t.co/xbxEAHVMGhFinancial crisis explained: my thoughts on the most important lessons learned https://t.co/HCuiScEePu via @FT
Retweeted by Jennifer PahlkaThe grip of billionaires on our politics is spreading across every kind of political system. Latest swamp notes fro… https://t.co/1t6P9xgOPr
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9/14
2018
"I'm no longer accepting the things I cannot change. I'm changing the things I cannot accept" Angela Davis https://t.co/v6JOwOlBZ4
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9/10
2018
@EricaJoy Now THAT's innovation.I've been down so long it look like up to me They look up to me I got fake people showin' fake agile to me Straight… https://t.co/BzuvQeRQLrCongratulations! Go @CDS_GC go! https://t.co/RPxBr6WhOt @kristinwolff @timoreilly Sorry I missed what I hear was a great talk, and missed seeing you. Love the historical t… https://t.co/FYD0BpWUNvOddly proud that I can tell when a @hondanhon piece is going to be satire before clicking thru. (More) Latency Numb… https://t.co/sGuJ5HKtY1
9/6
2018
Laugh, mingle, and get inspired by 8 extraordinary women at @POFATheatre for 2x: An Evening of Storytelling on 9/13… https://t.co/sbxVHUpDFa
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9/5
2018
@pahlkadot @SenWhitehouse @SenatorDurbin “If you believe that your public record is one that you can stand behind &… https://t.co/JPoOYid9KV
Retweeted by Jennifer PahlkaThank you, @SenWhitehouse and @SenatorDurbin for your statements at the Kavanaugh hearings this morning. Sobering.… https://t.co/0sIii86psk
9/4
2018
California is the 5th largest economy in the world. There's no need for a child to go to bed hungry tonight but 1 i… https://t.co/E89p0awZOP
Retweeted by Jennifer PahlkaHow do you bridge the growing divide between #SiliconValley and #DC? Hear from @pahlkadot, Raj Shah, and… https://t.co/CkmIQznEMI
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8/31
2018
Winners Take All launches today. It's going to be uncomfortable for some. It is for me. But it's important. The wor… https://t.co/1R4xRjUtPO @SarahSchacht I am so sorry I misspelled your name! Thank you for work.In case you missed my middle-of-the-night post last week, you can get SpyParty on https://t.co/G2dVNlJR0u again fin… https://t.co/PrnxcrAeoP
Retweeted by Jennifer Pahlkaso good https://t.co/rpmVgAyjm9Funders, please read Sarah Schact's advice for combatting abuse in the non-profit sector. https://t.co/HRoE0UK2vH
8/28
2018
Yeah, this is a problem. https://t.co/b4qH3fuXYX
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8/27
2018
Saying the NFL players are protesting the National Anthem is like saying Rosa Parks was protesting buses
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8/26
2018
So much to learn from here. Proud to work with these amazing people. https://t.co/MRr4kJZNvn
8/25
2018
That's from @tomskitomski. a good line, but credit where its due. https://t.co/46CeJUFYNOyes please https://t.co/2JQ5fiZu2yThis is a stunning data point. The best trained police dept has only an 18% hit rate when discharging a firearm. Po… https://t.co/mkplzwcbTD
Retweeted by Jennifer Pahlkacc @LynnOvermann https://t.co/imyhf6cgKSWe should leverage this moment of compassion driven by opioid overdoses to rethink how we police addiction more bro… https://t.co/xTRXrIdOSO
Retweeted by Jennifer PahlkaWhat I meant: “It will only take you 10 minutes to fill out this form!” What users heard: “You have 10 minutes to… https://t.co/BxGp187moA
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8/23
2018
why is this so funny to me https://t.co/fUDik7CTF5
Retweeted by Jennifer PahlkaHallelujah! cc @abhinemani https://t.co/Nb2Z22ZF7R
8/22
2018
HAPPENING TODAY: @GretchenWhitmer will introduce @Garlin Gilchrist II as her running mate today, turning to a fresh… https://t.co/JIvtxCyrDG
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8/20
2018
@BKSRacer930 @timoreilly @pahlkadot The CJ system metes out punishment that is intended to be proportional to the c… https://t.co/v1PftrUch0
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8/16
2018
Would you join a Civic Tech Mastodon instance? (Please retweet.)
Retweeted by Jennifer PahlkaMany people with past convictions believe they can't vote, but they often can. Great website… https://t.co/FK9qkkCF1u
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8/15
2018
If Alexis de Tocqueville revisited America today, he'd be observing the #NationalDayofCivicHacking with awe! Gratit… https://t.co/l7s6LHwY7b
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8/14
2018
@davidngraham @MayaRudolph @IMKristenBell @robmachado2 @ConanOBrien @FelenaHanson @azizansari @ghorowitthttps://t.co/HyEhOaquTe @therealfitz @acroll @snipeyhead Really don't know what to say here. When people say that @codeforamerica wants to… https://t.co/Sjo0D5gzb3
8/8
2018
On 8/23 we’ll hear from Virginia Eubanks, author of Automating Inequality. We’re co-hosting with @CodeforAmerica an… https://t.co/SgqFX1MR3v
Retweeted by Jennifer PahlkaWow, a federal judge just struck down New Orlean’s money bail system saying it violates equal protection and due process.
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8/7
2018
Hear me out: A printer but it works.
Retweeted by Jennifer PahlkaWorking together we can create a new blueprint for building accessible and inclusive cities where public services a… https://t.co/ea9MsehkSu
Retweeted by Jennifer PahlkaWIRED is turning 25, so we’re throwing a 4-day festival in Oct. to celebrate! Our speakers are some of the biggest… https://t.co/jseoctWApw
Retweeted by Jennifer PahlkaI updated my @elgl50 blog with background information on #NDoCH - #funfact, ANYONE who wants to make a difference i… https://t.co/rV2uySTUUE
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8/6
2018
I learn something every time I discuss the #futureofwork, learning, and our economy with @OpptyatWork’s… https://t.co/GgMjynyyS2
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7/27
2018
Don't confuse the “whole debased process” of electoral politics with governance, says @stewartbrand in a great piec… https://t.co/esw92aXFIY
7/24
2018
Well this convinced me that BART needs a full reset, not just some upgrades. https://t.co/bxMj29xTgQ
7/22
2018
@Joi @anildash @flyosity @debbiemillman LOL. Yeah, @anildash is masking his feelings slightly better. :) Also glad for the photo though! @Jillzey LOL, we may have traded coasts. I'm in DC!
7/21
2018
Do you live in #Orlando? Do you want to help make the city better? Join @CodeForOrlando on 8/11 for… https://t.co/tOvtSlgeAf
Retweeted by Jennifer PahlkaGovernment procurement is hard, but here are 5 hacks we've made at @18F to get better outcomes and deliver value fa… https://t.co/l4HxOKq0YJ
Retweeted by Jennifer PahlkaThere are @codeforamerica Brigades across the country and likely one near you. If there isn't, you can start one &… https://t.co/WtE1fQFUyX
Retweeted by Jennifer Pahlka @JazmynLatimer Please say more.The National Day of Civic Hacking is August 11! Learn more from @codeforamerica's @CivicWhitakerabout about this ex… https://t.co/iO779xnjqJ
Retweeted by Jennifer Pahlka @t0mf00lery @Marthalanefox @USDS !!! @michellethong Good question but imma go out on a limb and say yeah.I bought the law, and the law won. The 3-0 opinion is at the bottom of the docket: https://t.co/9Xh252VIWB https://t.co/ZzPfTn1kvj
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7/19
2018
@cgovias @Martin_Jordan My heart sings that your heart sings over an em dash!
7/18
2018
@teganglasheen @MarinaMartin For you and your sister: https://t.co/IN0go4eKm7When you come back from a long, tiring hike and can't decide whether to have a beer or take a shower so you do both… https://t.co/d1fU8NwnaP @opensavannah @SmartCitiesL And to further give due credit, these are mostly borrowed from others and/or the work o… https://t.co/Jfr26ybRb7
7/17
2018
Addressing intractable conflicts through complicating narratives rather than simplifying them: nuance, contradictio… https://t.co/t7xXLtsIhJ
Retweeted by Jennifer PahlkaEngineering friends at @facebook: Truth is the correct objective function for reporting and newsfeed platforms, not… https://t.co/Y3OOylr8oe
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7/13
2018
@NoahShachtman My grandfather, before he was shot down over Germany (and survived!) https://t.co/PsSeMIGFDhIn the first nine months of this fiscal year, 68,560 families and 37,450 unaccompanied children arrived at our sout… https://t.co/V6ltqCBV81
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7/12
2018
Hey smart security folks, we could use your eyes on https://t.co/2hnEwA4GJm to make sure it's as secure as possible… https://t.co/nMGbnPFeja
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7/11
2018
There are approximately 100m people in the country who will watch the dog if it means getting kids back with their… https://t.co/HpxX0I8hq2This is what friction-based rationing looks like. This is why these proposals are overwhelmingly not in good faith… https://t.co/LUCBv0DdhO
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7/7
2018
@jqk7194 @CLSphila @JGKoufos @colleen_chien @FixCrimJustice That's a great question. Legally, it seems like a great… https://t.co/tU5RrPJ90v
7/6
2018
@matthewjweaver @greggersh @allafarce Ouch. But that's an interesting question: do the brits have an equivalent to OIRA? cc @danhonWow! https://t.co/SCDyvHNC2ICc @allafarce https://t.co/h1MKPX5Tjt
7/5
2018
@Nicolas_Colin Great! I've just bought the book. Not on kindle yet, looks like? Perhaps we can host you at @codeforamerica for a talk?Happy Birthday, America! Love, the USDS family ❤️🇺🇸💙🎂🎇 Follow along on our Instagram page @usdigitalservice today… https://t.co/jhqBfLvSG0
Retweeted by Jennifer PahlkaEvery time I hang out with my friends in direct service, especially social work, I remember how deeply I wish they… https://t.co/lM1Y6aqDx6
Retweeted by Jennifer Pahlka @AcqAlchemist @mikeydickerson @hondanhon @kellan @matthewjweaver Could not agree more!!I'm tempted to trot out one of my memes here: "The status quo isn't worth protecting." That's true, but there's muc… https://t.co/3aU3GOn64K
7/4
2018
@carlvlewis @danachis @matthewjweaver @mikeydickerson @hondanhon @kellan I count on you to take it too far, Carl!Beautifully said. https://t.co/HRyM5hEg0COur friends in Peru have taught us a new word - tunking. It means blunt critique or helpful honesty. We love tunkin… https://t.co/7ppHHYK9ec
Retweeted by Jennifer Pahlka @carlvlewis @danachis @matthewjweaver @mikeydickerson @hondanhon @kellan Carl FTW! @danachis @matthewjweaver @mikeydickerson @hondanhon @kellan Change only happens when ordinary people make stickers. @danachis @matthewjweaver @mikeydickerson @hondanhon @kellan Work on stickers that matter. @matthewjweaver @mikeydickerson @hondanhon @kellan no one is coming so we make our own stickers @mikeydickerson @hondanhon @kellan @matthewjweaver And 30 seconds out hasn't had them in stock for ages, despite my begging.If your not just a little embarrassed every once in a while about some of the ideas you put out there then you aren… https://t.co/T62CQTGtzF
Retweeted by Jennifer PahlkaGood thread👇 about the importance of critical, systemic thinking when it comes to #autonomousvehicles — or any othe… https://t.co/QMfOakluol
Retweeted by Jennifer PahlkaThank you, Twitter. And happy fourth! https://t.co/e3mwOHFDEr“Better for the government to award contracts with more emphasis on quality, rather than simply using them as a way… https://t.co/7B54wHCCxp
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7/3
2018
@kskeene https://t.co/Z2VC1JDhojBecause of partisan gerrymandering and other factors, Democrats could win by eight percentage points and still not… https://t.co/irRXkOCNG8This year I spoke at the New @newprofit Gathering of Leaders on stage with @PPeriod of @VillageofWisdom about the m… https://t.co/y6pTrr7BGq
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7/2
2018
The more fundamental shift we need in government's use of technology is a shift in the thinking of executive progra… https://t.co/55mA4Njy5l
Retweeted by Jennifer Pahlkamy fav part of civic tech right now: we've been through more than a few attempts at this thing now, we're supportin… https://t.co/p7GJkSGcBP
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6/29
2018
@nmsanchez Definitely. Thank you. ❤️On this day, a reminder that we can be good again. https://t.co/0orDZlPdMD
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6/28
2018
Cc @daeaves https://t.co/I86Q0U2QPrThe next step of government tech is solving human problems at the experience level https://t.co/hG9ysHZZbx not alwa… https://t.co/RcplFrhvSY
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6/26
2018
@codeslubber @timoreilly @codeforamerica Yes, and it's so GREAT! Everyone should listen to it.
6/25
2018

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