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Next Chi Hack Night

6pm Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016

#220 Open Hack

No presentation this week. Instead, we're going to have another open hacking session! Come build, share, and learn about civic tech!

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Join us every Tuesday from 6-10pm on the 8th floor of the Merchandise Mart to hear from amazing speakers, learn from each other and work on civic projects. Everyone is welcome!

We are a group of thousands of designers, academic researchers, data journalists, activists, policy wonks, web developers and curious citizens who want to make our city more just, equitable, transparent and delightful to live in through data, design and technology. More about us »

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High school students are joining Chi Hack Night to train in user experience & design

High school students are joining Chi Hack Night to train in user experience & design

Aug 26, 2016 by Eve Tulbert

This Fall, Mikva Challenge and Mumkin Studio will partner to kick-off a program for teen user experience design interns at Chi Hack Night. Four Chicago Public High School students will work with Chi Hack Night during the fall quarter. They’ll design, implement, and evaluate user experience for two Chi Hack Night projects.

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Chi Hack Night is organized by Derek Eder, Christopher Whitaker and members of our Leadership Council, hosted at Braintree and supported by our amazing sponsors. DataMade is the fiscal sponsor.