Come to Code for Milwaukee's second Hack Night! Hack nights are a great way for anyone (technical or non-technical) to come together and work on solving problems affecting our local community. Whether you are coding, designing, strategizing, or something else you are welcome to attend and collaborate!
This event is being held in partnership with the Young Enterprising Society: https://followtheyes.com/.
Please bring a laptop! You can also bring guests along to join in on the action.
Dr. Kathleen Pritchard has extensive experience in collaborative planning, participatory evaluation, community engagement, and applied research. She has worked in state, county, city and municipal government in addition to the nonprofit sector and pioneered work in measuring outcomes for the local and national United Way system. Katie holds a Ph.D. in Political Science and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration. She specializes in helping clients ask the right questions, find the right data, and use it to address community issues. She recently led the effort to re-invigorate Milwaukee’s membership in the Urban Institute’s National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership. Katie serves as Executive Director and President of Data You Can Use. Dr. Pritchard works with the Community Development Alliance to identify neighborhood indicators, the Turning the Corner Cross Site project and the Community Based Crime Reduction (CBCR) initiative in the Amani neighborhood.
Agenda (Times Approximate, May be Subject to Change):
6:00 to 6:30 - Arrival, Registration, and Open Networking
6:30 to 6:45 - Welcome from Code for Milwaukee
6:45 to 7:15 - Presentation - Data You Can Use, Dr. Kathleen Pritchard
7:15 to 7:30 - Breakout Group Organization and Space Assignments
7:15 to 8:40 - Open Collaboration and Hacking
- If you have a breakout group idea, share it here: https://forms.gle/6ZKzKj2HKG5bMq8j6
8:40 to 8:45 - Return to Lubar S151
8:45 to 9:00 - Updates from the Groups, Next Steps Discussion
9:30 - Hard Stop, Doors Closed and Locked
A light dinner will be available. Pizza from Hup's Pizza, Buffalo Wings from Buffalo Boss, and salad will be served. Food is sponsored by the Young Enterprising Society, who is partnering with us on this evening's event.
There are vending machines available on the 2nd floor of Lubar Hall if you desire other beverages or snacks.
Parking is not free on UWM campus grounds. There is a parking garage under the Lubar School of Business, $2 an hour for the first two hours, then $1 an hour following. Other lots and parking are available on campus: https://uwm.edu/transportation/parking/
The surrounding streets follow City of Milwaukee street parking rules. You may park in the surrounding neighborhoods granting you follow posted signage and regulations.
UWM has free bike parking (including Bublr bikes) and plenty of MCTS stops available. We encourage you to use these when possible, or carpool, to save resources and money.
Diversity, Inclusion, and Code of Conduct:
CfM aims for its events to be inclusive Safe Spaces and has a zero-tolerance policy for harassment or discrimination. By attending, you agree to Code for America's Code of Conduct, located at https://github.com/codeforamerica/codeofconduct