Random Hacks of Kindness in DC

Help Earth Foundation and Grindhub are excited to lead the Random Hacks of Kindness hackathon on Dec. 4-6th, 2015 hosted at Union Market, DC one of the District most talked about communities. At the event developers, designers, scientists, artists, educators, entrepreneurs, students and activists will come together to collaboratively create, build, and invent new solutions using publicly-released data, code and technology to solve challenges relevant to our neighborhoods, cities, states and country.

The focus for this December #RHoKDC Hackathon is on Community, Data, and Solutions from Art Apps for DCArts to Social Media Emergency Response applications for local Emergency Managers or Nonprofts operationing in that area as well. There’s also a public blockchain challenge from http://Altavozcoin.com. RHoK supplies the challenges, datasets, food to keep you going, and caffeine to keep you awake. Attendees bring their laptop, skills, and ideas. Whether you are a backend person, designer, student, or data geek - you are invited to attend this event.

Let us know about your challenges or ideas or bring them to the meeting. To get a sense of what RHoK has covered in the past, please visit RHoK.org

WHO: Calling all developers, designers, scientists, artists, educators, entrepreneurs, students and activists
WHAT: Random Hacks of Kindness December Global Hackathon for Good
WHERE: Hosted by Union Market DC, 715 5th St NE , Washington, D.C. 20002
WHEN: Friday, Dec 4th 5-7:30 Happy Hour Saturday, Dec. 5th (9 AM-6 PM) and Sunday, Dec. 6th (9AM-6 PM)
REGISTER: https://rhokdc1215.eventbrite.com/#
INFO: For questions contact Help Earth Foundation at 202-634-5791

For more information about Random Hacks of Kindness visit visit our FB page http://rhokdc.org or follow us on twitter @RHoKDC.

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About http://UnionMarketDC.com

There’s a bright future for the Union Market district defined by people, passion and possibility. An urban village born from the diversity of the dreams and energy of the nation’s capital. An authentic market of culture and commerce. A true gathering place that serves as an inviting melting pot of old world heritage and new world opportunities. From its roots as Centre Market, a fresh food venue born over 200 years ago, it’s been a great unifier for DC – connecting people from a variety of backgrounds. It will prove to be that creative spark again. An authentic district that expands beyond its culinary origins to include music, retail, hotel and residential uses. An organic source for economic growth, Union Market is a vision that has to be realized. It will be DC’s discovery destination. A pioneering place where vision not only matters but materializes into a thriving, relevant and culturally rich district of sights, sounds and tastes.

About Grindhub.co

GrindHub is a smart tool allowing businesses to be collaborative without all the clutter. We aggregate services from Google, Salesforce, Hootsuite, Quickbooks, Evernote and even proprietary systems. By integrating all tools into one dashboard, users dilute work overload, cut through noise from others and make the online workspace simple. Let’s us help you stay on your grind.