Chicago's weekly event to build, share & learn about civic tech

Next Chi Hack Night Past events »

6:00pm Tuesday, November 12, 2019

#374 Civic Diplomacy through Tech Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The Professional Fellows Program (PFP) brings emerging tech innovation, entrepreneurship, and education leaders to Chicago for short-term professional development fellowships. Presenter Kyla Williams will introduce us to World Chicago and it's Programs, highlight the Professional fellows program, and introduce us to this year's cohort who will share their ideas and action plans.

RSVP (required) Details Agenda
Civic Diplomacy through Tech Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Latest blog post All posts »

Introducing the Chi Hack Night Board of Directors

Introducing the Chi Hack Night Board of Directors

Apr 11, 2019 by Derek Eder

We announced in November 2018 that after almost 7 years and 300 events, Chi Hack Night was forming as a non-profit. Since then, we’ve been hard at work behind the scenes forming our new organization. Today, we are excited to announce a major step on that journey: our first Board of Directors!

Read more »


Join us every Tuesday from 6-10pm on the 8th floor of the Merchandise Mart to hear from amazing speakers, and learn by doing! 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 »

Join our community

Chi Hack Night is a central hub for Chicago's civic tech community. Here's the three best ways to get involved:

1. Go to Chi Hack Night. We meet every Tuesday at 6pm

2. Subscribe to updates on upcoming speakers and events

3. Browse our weekly breakouts to find your group


Chi Hack Night is a non-profit organization, run by our Board of Directors, hosted at Braintree and supported by our amazing sponsors and donors.

Is your organization interested in becoming a Chi Hack Night sponsor? Drop us a line!