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Hacking for Social Justice

January 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Free
3 hour virtual coding program for Girl Scouts of CT 4-8th grade) w/ Code.org’s App Lab and Zoom.
The hackathon will focus on creating ap

The theme is Social Justice. Your mission – to create a Smartphone app.

Social justice is the view that everyone deserves equal economic, political and social rights and opportunities. During this 3-hour program, girls will hear from organizations who have been on the front lines of addressing the systemic inequities facing the United States. Using Zoom, girls will work in pairs with mentors to create prototype smartphone apps (using the online app block programming language, APP LAB, from Code.org). Girl Scouts have got this!

Satisfies some requirements of the Girls Scouts of CT Coding for Good badges (Coding Basics badge included, to be mailed at conclusion of program).

If your child is a member of the Girl Scouts of CT (and wishes to register use this link https://gsofct.doubleknot.com/event/mlk-day-hackathon-for-good-virtual-juniors-and-cadettes/2764727)

Mentors register with the link below.

Details

Date:
January 18
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hacking-for-social-justice-registration-133735001991

Organizer

Patrice Gans
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Website:
http://www.rhokjr.org