Monthly Archives: October 2013

New Community Partnerships in Chicago

Members of the Hope Response Coalition and Purple Binder President Joseph Flesh in a training session at SER in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood. This was a busy week for Purple Binder, as we welcomed two new organizations into our ever growing group of partners across the City of Chicago: Welcome to the Domestic [...]

By |October 11th, 2013|Cities, Partners|0 Comments

Tackling the Future

Over the past few months, we've been reevaluating how Purple Binder manages data about social services. When Purple Binder first launched, we wanted to give everybody access to comprehensive, accurate information about community resources -- for free. We envisioned that all of the information on the site would be crowdsourced from our users, like on [...]

By |October 7th, 2013|Misc, Startups|0 Comments

Chicago Service Finder Launched

The Chicago Service Finder appPurple Binder is partnering with the City of Chicago's Department of Family Support Services (DFSS) to make the services that they fund more accessible to all Chicagoans. Together, we've launched a site that lets citizens find all of the services funded by DFSS -- including detailed information on eligibility, hours, and [...]

By |October 3rd, 2013|Cities|0 Comments

Joining Intel for Civic Innovation

Purple Binder has been selected to participate in the Intel Innovation Pipeline, a project led by SecondMuse and the Business Innovation team at Intel. SecondMuse are the folks behind the National Day for Civic Hacking. Though the Innovation Pipeline, Purple Binder will gain access to a machine learning and intelligent analytics platform that we're going [...]

By |October 3rd, 2013|Partners, Startups|0 Comments