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#329 We're Becoming a Non-Profit!


We are excited to announce that later this month, 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.

This Tuesday, Derek Eder, Co-Founder and Lead Organizer of Chi Hack Night, will reflect on the steps that led us to this milestone, how it will impact the members of our community, and what it means for the future of Chi Hack Night.

Afterwards, Steve Ediger will lead a facilitated discussion to answer any questions or concerns people have, and provide any clarifications. Feel free to come prepared with questions, or add them to the bottom of our agenda.

This is a big step for this community that we hope will open the doors to many more opportunities to continue being Chicago’s place to learn about, collaborate on, and advance the public good through technology.

Bonus Attendees of this event will get the first opportunity to become a Chi Hack Night Voting Member!

Free CityKey IDs! Staff from the Chicago City Clerk will be at Chi Hack Night issuing free CityKey IDs. The CityKey is a government-issued IDs that also serves as your Ventra and Library card and will also give you access to a wide range of benefits around Chicago.

RSVP required Braintree now requires all attendees to RSVP beforehand by 12:00 PM (noon). Walk-ins will not be allowed!

ASL This event will have an American Sign Language interpreter.

Food Food and drinks will be provided. We encourage attendees to bring their own water bottles to reduce waste.

Agenda and meeting notes
Sponsor The Chi Hack Night Community
American Sign Language interpreter

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