Weekly Civic Hack Night w/ Foster Youth Workshop
Interested in helping San Francisco? You have found the right place!
Join neighbors, government employees, designers, coders, students and more! Our weekly hack night is focused on civic tech and making government services better in San Francisco. We hack/build and learn together every Wednesday evening.
• Contribute to the betterment of San Francisco
• Build your own portfolio of work or work on someone else's cool project
• Meet new (and different!) people
Interested in our current projects?
Foster Care Presentation and Workshop
Over 65% of foster youth in San Francisco are placed in homes and group homes outside of the City and most of the current foster parents are in the 60+ age range. Needless to say, the demand for foster parents in San Francisco is high. The San Francisco Human Services Agency, with the support of Resource Development Associates (RDA), would like to to learn more about the perceptions, interests, and experiences in foster care of the tech community. RDA will share a brief presentation about their work and host a focus group discussion to learn more about what we know and are interested in and gather recommendations for improving foster parent recruitment and retention.
Hacking with CivicMakers, WeVote, OpenReferral, Data Science Team, Adopt-A-Drain, and many more.
6:00p doors open, socialize and eat dinner
6:30p welcome remarks, foster care presentation, and project pitches
7:00p optional foster care workshop or hacking
8:00p more hacking
9:00p keep on hacking
9:30p doors close and lights out.
If you have questions, please reach out over Slack, contact the organizers via meetup, or drop by on Wednesday evening.