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[liberationtech] Hack for Change - Disrupt Inequity event in Saint Paul, Minnesota - National Day of Civic Hacking #hackforchange #ndoch
clift at e-democracy.org
Thu Sep 14 09:08:49 PDT 2017
Put the National Day of Civic Hacking
on September 23rd on your radar. Here is a list of events
the United States. Follow #hackforchange
<https://twitter.com/search?f=tweets&q=%23hackforchange&src=typd> and #ndoch
As the issue of equity and civic tech, equity and tech in general is top of
many people's minds these days, I want to especially encourage you to check
out the second CodeSwitch event <http://codeswitch.mn> in Minnesota. If you
would like to be put in touch with organizers, drop me a note
<team at e-democracy.org> and I will introduce you in case this inspires you
to organize something similar or to trade note on your similar activities.
- Steven Clift
Please share this far and wide. Follow @CodeSwitchMN on Twitter
*Do you want to Disrupt Inequity?*
Join in on September 23-34 at Union Depot, in Downtown Saint Paul at
*http://codeswitch.mn* <http://codeswitch.mn/> (Details
[image: Inline image 1] <http://codeswitch.mn/>
*What is CodeSwitch?*
Code Switch is a free, two-day civic hackathon in which community members,
designers, project managers, programmers, and people who just want to
learn, collaborate intensively on projects that change our community. Great
solutions are born when innovators from the community lead the development
process—from ideation to launch.
*Is CodeSwitch for me?*
Yes. Code Switch is for everyone. Code Switch is for you. We are looking
for techies AND non-techies: from developers to entrepreneurs, artists,
educators, business professionals, everyday people and more! You will join
other people on a team to come up with an idea on a web or mobile app that
helps solve a pressing problem in your community.
*What is a Hackathon? *
A hackathon is an event in which community members, designers, project
managers, programmers, and people who just want to learn, collaborate
intensively on projects. There are no fixed rules for what Code Switch
project teams can work on. Projects can be technical or non-technical.
Projects can be proposed by anybody (yes, anybody). You don’t need a
Code Switch is organized by Blacks in Technology - Twin Cities
Twin Cities <http://www.opentwincities.org/>, and Software For Good
<https://softwareforgood.com/>. It is part of Hack for MN and the National
Day for Civic Hacking 2017
We leverage inclusion, data, and technology for civic innovation and change.
P.S. E-Democracy.org <http://e-democracy.org/> is the 501c.3 non-profit
fiscal agent for OTC and the Code Switch event. Check out the growing list
of amazing CodeSwitch event sponsors <http://codeswitch.mn/sponsors/>. If
you would like to donate toward this event or related activities, you can
do so here <http://e-democracy.org/donate> online. Leave a memo about
CodeSwitch. Donations are tax deductible.
Steven Clift - Executive Director, E-Democracy.org
clift at e-democracy.org - +1 612 234 7072
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