On the weekend of June 6th, 7th, and 8th, 2014, technologists, designers, community activists, and other folks from all over Western Mass will gather to tackle local challenges with technology.
Think Globally, Hack Locally
Hack for Western Mass is one of many events happening nationwide as part of the National Day of Civic Hacking. The National Day of Civic Hacking is an event during which citizens from around the country work together with local, state and federal governments as well as private sector organizations with the common goal of improving their communities. In 2013, over 11,000 people gathered at 95 events across the country to work on projects to make our communities better.
Local Folks Solving Local Problems
This year, people from Western Massachusetts will gather in Holyoke on June 6th-8th to solve more local challenges and help build a stronger community. More details will be coming soon!
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Do you know of a local problem that could be tackled by an enthusiastic group of civic hackers?
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