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Hack Night - Code for KC
Once a month, on 3rd Mondays, our Hack Nights now also feature a “Learn Night” educational component. We regularly encounter community members who have info that is relevant to the Brigade--ongoing projects, vexing problems, or tutorials for new skill development. This Learn Night: Jackson County Historical Society & The Wilborn Collection, an acquisition of 500,000 historic photo negatives of Kansas City. Steve Noll, former executive director of the JCHS, and board member Brent Schondelmeyer, will share information about how The Wilborn Collection came to be, what it represents and challenges they face going forward. Watch the video introduction: https://vimeo.com/250859507 Preview some of the photos: http://jchs.org/wilbornsupport Support the project: https://secure.squarespace.com/commerce/donate?donatePageId=5a595c479140b7e31a61d92a Our Learn Nights will be on the mezzanine level of Plexpod Crossroads, so project teams can hack away uninterrupted, but we hope you’ll find some topics of interest. These talks are not specifically directed at a technical audience, so they’re a great way for non-coders to get involved with Code for KC. Presentations and Q&A will run from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. Hack Night starts at 6, so you’ll have some time to mingle with the Brigade and grab some snacks. Already an expert? Participate in Hack Night. On the lower level, we’re still running our weekly Hack Night, where people interested in helping can joining us to work on our various civic hacking projects to create a better Kansas City. Bring projects, ideas, designs, laptops, data, or friends. Location: Plexpod Crossroads (formerly Think Big CoWorking). Entrance in the alley on the West side of the building. https://goo.gl/maps/hsBMJdcdEh72 *street parking only* Meeting Format: 6:00 - Social / Networking 6:15 - Kickoff and Introductions 6:25 - New Member Orientation and Hacking 6:30 - Learn Night presentation Code for Kansas City has a Code of Conduct! Please always be respectful and help us keep our events welcoming, positive, productive environments for everyone. Code For Kansas City presenters and participants are held to this anti-harassment policy: http://codeforkc.org/hackkc-code-of-conduct Connect with Us: • Join our Code for KC email list http://eepurl.com/7gbQP • Follow us on Twitter @CodeforKC (http://twitter.com/codeforkc) and @KCDigitalDrive (http://twitter.com/kcdigitaldrive) Questions? Email our Brigade Captain, Paul Barham: [masked] or [masked]

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