Hackathon for the Homeless

“Hackathon for the Homeless” to benefit St. Patrick Center and The Bridge

WHO
OpenDataSTL, a community of computer programmers, designers, and residents working to improve St. Louis through open data, technology and design.

WHAT
Hackathon for the Homeless, also known as a “scatterjam”

WHEN
Saturday, April 11, 930am-4pm

WHERE
McMurphy’s Café at St. Patrick Center, 800 N. Tucker Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63101

WHY
OpenDataSTL will combine passions, skill sets and empathy for others to create programs that will help “short track” housing placements for people in our community who are homeless. The goal of the programs created is to make the process of placing people into housing faster and more efficient.

DETAILS
The Hackathon will continue on Sunday, April 12 from 11am-3pm at Washington University (Rudolph Hall, Room 308), where prototypes will be presented and discussed. The event is sponsored in part by Downtown St. Louis, Inc. and OpenDataSTL.

FOR MORE INFO Kim Barrington, 314-918-0201, kim@trendsights.com

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Written on April 9, 2015