Community Wise

Susana Vasquez

Building community,
byte by byte

By Susana Vasquez
Executive Director, LISC Chicago

I do not code. I do not hack. My smart phone is merely above average. I use it primarily for email and, yes, phone calls. For two decades I've worked in an industry – nonprofit community development – that came late to technological innovation and is still scratching its head about the significance of big data, let alone the term "civic tech." We've prided ourselves, instead, on our people skills: listening and engaging and planning... More[+]

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