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i.c.stars |* Hack the Dream 2024

Monday, January 15th, 2024 10:00am – 1:30pm

Hatch 41, Chicago, IL

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Join i.c.stars for Hack the Dream- a social impact hack-a-thon that celebrates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by bringing together technology and community organizations.

This engaging event will feature a spoken word performance, a panel diving into community health and the economic and social conditions that influence inequities in health status, as well as a hack-a-thon helping to solve challenges that our community organizations are currently facing.

Children 5 years of age and older are welcome at no additional charge. Please email scook@icstars.org with their names and ages if your child will be attending.

Hack the Dream Event Agenda

*Artist performance in the legacy of King by musician Marcus Adams (www.themarcusadamsmusic.com)
*A powerful conversation on the intersection of Tech & healthy food access

*A hands-on kid’s activity

*Design Thinking for Impact Facilitated Session

*Ideation and Social Impact Pitch Activity with CBO Partners

Speakers Include:

  • Mark Mollenkopf, VP of Digital Technology, Feeding America
  • Janelle St. John, Executive Director, Growing Home
  • Food Fighters, i.c.stars Cycle 53 Hackathon Winners

*Other speakers are being added in the coming days

Partners Attending:

  • American Medical Association
  • Cara Collective
  • Cultivate Collective
  • Feeding America
  • Focus Fairies
  • Greater Chicago Food Depository
  • Growing Home
  • Howard Brown Health
  • Illinois Fatherhood Initiative
  • Urban Tech Academy

*Winning presentation to be determined by a panel of judges

*Breakfast & Beverages, and snacks provided

We hope you can join us for this dynamic & interactive event in the spirit of Dr. King!

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Interested in sponsorship opportunities? Reach out to sales@icstars.org!

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