You won't want to miss this -- Grindr will release their never-before-seen, anonymized data at this workshop. Tech and data experts from Grindr, Esri, and more will help with hackathon best practices and tech mentoring!
*** Special Guest from Obama Administration ***
The White House designated LA Promise Zone has the highest concentration of homeless youth in Los Angeles. Erich Yost, the LA Promise Zone Community Liaison from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will be sharing the importance of the innovation and collaboration needed from the tech community to visualize and solve the challenges of homeless youth and those in the LGBTQ community. He will also be illustrating the connectedness of the Hack4Equality data sprint to the LA Promise Zone strategies, the County and City homeless youth strategies, and the federal government homeless youth framework.
Come hear him share how your work will also be integrated and you will be requested to present your innovations with upcoming events in Los Angeles such as ReachLA’s World Café and the A Way Home America 100-Day Challenge to End Youth Homelessness in October and the LA Promise Zone Homeless Youth Summit scheduled for November!
*** To register for Hack4Equality, or for more info, visit hack4equality.com ***
Hack4Equality is a 7-week hackathon bringing together brilliant minds to craft technology-based solutions to critical issues affecting the global LGBTQ community in the following four challenge sets:
• Transgender Visibility and Economic Empowerment
• LGBTQ Homelessness
• Access to Sexual Health Services and PrEP
• International LGBTQ Issues