Social Justice Hackathon - 11/15 2019

Poster for Inaugural Social Justice Hackathon on November 15th, 2019.

The William Monroe Trotter Collaborative for Social Justice will host the inaugural SOCIAL JUSTICE HACKATHON on November 15, 2019.

Students from across Harvard University and the Greater Boston area will work in teams, and DEVELOP ADVOCACY STRATEGIES and solutions for pre-determined issues with partner organizations based across the United States.  The evening portion will consist of a food fair, art, music, and a closing PANEL OF REVOLUTIONARIES.

 All are encouraged to register soon, as capacity is limited.

Hackathon Schedule

1:00pm – 1:45pm:  Hacking the System: Real Talk on Advocacy.  Prof. Cornell William Brooks and Monica Cannon-Grant

1:45pm – 4:30pm:  Hackathon (including light supper and guest speakers)

4:00pm – 5:00pm:  Social Justice Fair (and beverages)

5:00pm – 6:15pm:  Revolutionary Panel with local activists.  Renée Omolade, Segun Idowu, Atara Rich-Shea, Devon Crawford

6:15pm – 7:00pm:  Arts Revival feat. National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman and the Kuumba Singers of Harvard College

TIME & LOCATION:

Friday November 15th, 1pm-7pm
Gutman Conference Center
13 Appian Way
Cambridge, MA 02138