We are calling on citizen mappers around the world to host or participate in mapathons in conjunction with the 2016 White House Mapathon, to illuminate how open mapping can help sustain the sustainable development goals.
On July 7, 2016, citizen mappers will make at least 25,000 open mapping edits at the White House Mapathon. It’s up to you how many edits are made worldwide.
Host a satellite event. Your event doesn’t have to be at the exact same time as the White House event. We encourage you to schedule a time and place that works for you. Invite your local citizen cartographer friends, and register your project.
Help build momentum for the idea that citizens and government can collaborate in creating high-impact open geospatial data.
Before the White House Mapathon:
Which @WhiteHouse Mapathon satellite event will you join? Support @OpenGov and become a citizen cartographer here: inserturl #WHMaps
Host a #mapathon on July 7th to support @PMIgov programs with @USAIDMozambique & @PeaceCorps. More details here inserturl #WHMaps
Join @WhiteHouseOSTP @PeaceCorps @StateDept in #WHMaps July 7 link
Join me at #WHMaps for a fun way to learn open mapping and to join a global network of civic innovators [link to this site]
I am working towards SDG __ [fill in number(s) here] for #WHMaps with @______[fill in org name or friend here]
Calling all citizen mappers: join https://www.whitehouse.gov/live from 1:15-2:30 today to join the @WhiteHouse Mapathon! #WHMaps
Ever wanted to learn how to be a citizen mapper? Join a project and watch #WHMaps whitehouse.gov/live link
Watch live stream of #WHMaps promoting @OpenGov through Open Mapping with friends from @WhiteHouseOSTP @PeaceCorps @USAID @StateDept
The @WhiteHouse Mapathon contributed 25k edits to OSM today! Let’s keep the #openmapping momentum going. www.mapgive.state.gov #WHMaps
Citizen Mappers Unite: help visualize our progress on #SDGs July 7 #WHMaps
Thanks to all who contributed to the #WHMaps event, xx map edits will support @PMIgov programs in @USAIDMozambique! @WhiteHouseOSTP @globaldevlab @youthmappers
Milange Province ‒ Mozambique
In person event participants at the White House will contribute to OpenStreetMap for the district of Milange, Mozambique as part of the President’s Malaria Initiative Strategy and in conjunction with the US Agency for International Development (USAID), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Peace Corps.