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6pm Tuesday, July 17, 2018

#309 Taking an Assets-based Approach to Designing Technology with Resource-Constrained Communities

Sheena Erete, Assistant Professor in the College of Computing and Digital Media at DePaul University will discuss how she designs with residents in resourced- constrained communities by focusing on their assets, specifically the human, environmental, social, and economic capital that can be leveraged in design. In her talk, she will discuss how we can identify and leverage local assets in resourced-constrained communities when designing technologies, practices, and policies.


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6pm Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Supporting Child Care Services in the Digital Age (LSQHN#5)

Pie for Providers supports child care businesses by streamlining government facing administration, and will be talking about the current landscape in this industry and its relationship with government regulation.


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Supporting Child Care Services in the Digital Age (LSQHN#5)

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Chi Hack Night on WTTW Chicago Tonight

Chi Hack Night on WTTW Chicago Tonight

May 18, 2018 by Derek Eder

On May 16, 2018 WTTW Chicago Tonight featured Chi Hack Night on their program. The segment covered our 300th event and included interviews with a cross-section of our community.

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