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In recognition of Chi Hack Night’s commitment to Black Lives Matter and the racial justice movement, we believe it’s important for our community to continue taking steps to address white supremacy culture. But what does it mean to be anti-racist? What is white supremacy culture and how does it show up? Over the past months, Chi Hack Night’s DEI committee has discussed and researched these questions. Now we’re sharing what we learned so that we can all work to make our communities more equitable and just.Read more »
Following the 2016 presidential election, Chi Hack Night held a post-election community feedback session. Four years later and with another presidential transition, we decided to hold a remote community feedback session to discuss the same questions as we assess the challenges and opportunities for the Chi Hack Night Community in 2021. Here are the results.Read more »
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