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6:00pm Tuesday, November 13, 2018

#326 The Folded Map Project

Join us on Tuesday to hear from Tonika Johnson of the Folded Map Project, a visual investigation of Chicago’s communities that uses Chicago's grid map system to identify mirroring points of the city and directly compare photographs and videos of North and South Side blocks. Don't forget to RSVP by 12 pm!

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Chi Hack Night is incorporating as a non-profit!

Chi Hack Night is incorporating as a non-profit!

Nov 9, 2018 by Derek Eder

In December 2018, Chi Hack Night will incorporate as an independent, membership-driven 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We will invite attendees to become voting members and elect who will serve on our Board of Directors. And on December 11th, we will hold a town hall feedback session about these changes at Chi Hack Night.

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