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6:00pm Tuesday, March 26, 2019

#342 MAPSCorps: Youth-Powered Community Asset Data

MAPSCorps is a non-profit data and youth employment organization on Chicago’s South Side. Join us this Tuesday to learn more about how it operates, the data it produces, and ways you and your organization can get involved. Stay after the talk to analyze a sample of the data to search for patterns within and across neighborhoods.

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MAPSCorps: Youth-Powered Community Asset Data

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The 2019 Chi Hack Night Black History Month Speaker Series

The 2019 Chi Hack Night Black History Month Speaker Series

Feb 7, 2019 by Monique Wingard , Derek Eder

Chi Hack Night is proud to present our second annual Black History Month Speaker Series. This year’s speaker series will consist of 3 Chi Hack Night presentations on Tuesday nights in February and a partnership event with the Chicago Chapter of The National Association of Black Journalists.

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