september, 2019

21sepAll Day22Code Switch: Hack for Change

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Event Details

HACK FOR CHANGE

Have you ever had an idea to strengthen your community? Do you have a desire to use your skills or knowledge to solve critical social problems?

JOIN US AT CODE SWITCH

A two-day civic hackathon where community members connect to co-create solutions that disrupt inequity. 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, concerned citizens, everyday people and more!

CONNECT

You will work on a team to ideate and prototype a solution that helps solve a pressing problem in your community. There is good food, folks and fun!

DISRUPT INEQUITY!

We believe everyone has a role to play in improving our communities, and Code Switch provides that opportunity. JOIN US and leverage your knowledge and skills to reduce the gaps that exist in Minnesota. Gain a broader and deeper understanding of the issues we face and use inclusion, objective data and technology to co-create solutions that will lead to a higher quality of life for ALL Minnesotans.

CO-CREATE CHANGE

Code Switch is opportunity for you to join others to discuss disparities across important quality of life topics and come up with solutions. There are multiple ways to address the challenge. Here are the focus areas:

Lifelong Learning — success for all families — comprehensive, accessible community support systems to improve education outcomes
Economic Justice and Inclusion — thriving cities and regions — all residents have access to jobs, entrepreneurship, safe and affordable housing, education and transportation
Community First Public Safety — safe communities — a justice system that is responsive, fair and works for all

Time

september 21 (Saturday) - 22 (Sunday) CST

Location

Osborn370

370 Wabasha St N Saint Paul, MN 55102

Organizer

Code Switch

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