Civic Tech

Challenge 2017

GREATER BOSTON

Saturday Nov. 7
Microsoft N.E.R.D. Center
1 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02142

Hackathon

9:00A-6:00P

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Presentations & Awards Reception

6:00P-9:00P

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THANK YOU FOR TAKING THE CHALLENGE!

INNOVATIONS CREATED AT THE 2015 GREATER BOSTON CIVIC TECH CHALLENGE
  • Full Presentations HERE
  • Black Team: Online Platform to Address Gun Violence: Website here, video here.
  • Green Team: Counseling Platform for Mental Health & Violence: Website here.
  • Purple Team: (Rainbow Narwhal Squad) Online Advocacy for Drug Prevention Programs: Website here. Facebook here. Twitter: @JQUSSAYNO
  • Orange Team: Viral Communication Platform to Reduce Youth Homelessness: Website here. Video of presentation here.
  • Blue Team: Storytelling to Revise the Tihart Amendment: Website here
  • Red Team: Data Visualization to Reduce Youth Homelessness: Website here. Video of presentation here.
PICTURES!!

Check out this Highlight Reel of pictures HERE.

ARTICLE ABOUT THE CIVIC TECH CHALLENGE, AND TECH IN PHILANTHROPY
Op-Ed by Boston Globe writer Dante Ramos
FULL SOCIAL MEDIA OVERVIEW OF THE EVENT

Check out this excellent Storify article compiled by hackathon participant Rayshauna.

WANT TO GET INVOLVED IN 2016’S CIVIC TECH CHALLENGE?

Volunteering, presentation, and sponsorship opportunities are available! Contact gpressman [at] generationcitizen.org to explore opportunities.

 

Photo credit: Adrianne Mathiowetz

Honoree

The New
Urban Mechanics

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Presentations & Awards Reception

Join keynote and event Honoree the Boston New Urban Mechanics, a Judging Panel and Host Committee of leading civic tech innovators, and over 250 guests from Boston’s most influential finance, service, and startup companies to judge and celebrate solutions to civic problems hacked by leading local developers in collaboration with teens from the Generation Citizen program. Food and drinks included in the $50 Presentation & Awards Reception ticket.

Judges Panel

Peter Boyce
Rough Draft Ventures

Bobbie Carleton
Innovation Nights

Ben Fersenheim
Microsoft

Scott Ferson
(Judge Emeritus) Liberty Square Group

Ben Littauer
(Judge Emeritus) Angel Investor

Mary-Alice Miller
mosaicHUB, Inc.

Gilad Rosenzweig
Smarter in the City

Allan Telio
Startup Institute

Host Committee

Jennifer Andrade
Update Legal

Devin Bramhall
TEDx Somerville

Devin Cole
WorkBar

Catherine D'Ignazio
Emerson Media Lab

Stas Gayshan
Cambridge Innovation Center

Robin Hamilton
Boston Business Operations Group

Sam Hammar
Mass IT

Justin Kang
City Awake (Committee Chair)

David Leonard
Boston Public Library

Chloe Ryan
Cengage Learning

Aimee Sprung
Microsoft (Committee Chair)

Kevin Wiant
Venture Cafe

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Support event logistics and help create an invigorating experience for students and participants. Sign up by contacting gpressman [at] generationcitizen.org.