This is a special event in collaboration with and preparation for ATX Hack for Change. Since 2013, ATX Hack For Change has been Austin’s annual civic hackathon where people hack social good problems.
What: We will provide people with project ideas an opportunity to ask questions and refine their project ideas.
People should walk away knowing the following:
– Who Open Austin and ATX Hack for Change are
– The ATX Hack for Change timeline
– Past Project examples from ATX Hack for Change & Open Austin
– A clear understanding of their project and resources needed to move forward
– The Open Austin + ATX Hack for Change submission process
6:45pm 🌮💬 Grab Food & Chat with a Neighbor
This hack night we will have pizza. We order vegan and vegetarian options and provide some drinks. Donations appreciated but not required. 6:55pm 👋🏼👋🏼 Intros
We’ll go around and say hi to our neighbors.
7:00pm 📢📢 Announcements
We give updates on Open Austin and call out upcoming events and opportunities. Community announcements welcome too.
7:10 Intro to Open Austin & ATX Hack for Change
Go over what ATX Hack for Change + Open Austin is and past projects
7:30pm 👩🏽💻👨🏻🏫 Project Lead Workshop
Project Lead Presentation & Workshop
Introduce folks to the Civic Tech Canvas
8:30pm 📝 📚 Project Submission and questions (20 minutes)
People have the opportunity to ask questions and submit their projects
8:45pm 🔖✨👋🏼 Share Out, Tidy Up, & Leave
Take notes of the work done, clean up your area, and say goodbye to friends.
About Project Champion Night
Project Champion night is an opportunity for folks with project ideas can come out, share, and workshop their idea.
We usually host 1 project champion night a month. For more information, visit our website: http://www.open-austin.org