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Free Hackathon for Youth, Ages 10-26

Socihacks

On Saturday, March 9, 2019, SOCIHACKS™ is partnering with The Biocom Institute, Just in Time for Foster Youth and Hands-On Technology Education to provide a collaborative, hands-on day hackathon event where opportunity youth (ages 10 - 26) will explore the social issues of homelessness that impacts the world in which they live, work in teams to solve these issues and build awareness campaigns to educate others using technology, digital media, written and oral presentation skills.  Participants will learn how to communicate, collaborate, and think critically and creatively to develop 21st century global economy skills. Together, youth and adult mentors will be part of a homeless simulation, conduct research on issues impacting homeless youth and create PSA videos educating the community.  More information about the event can be foound here: https://www.socihacks.com/hacking-for-homeless-youth.

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Date: Saturday, March 9, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Location: University of San Diego, Loma Hall, Cymer Ideation Space, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92101