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i.c.stars |* Hack the Dream 2023

Monday, January 16th, 2023 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 cminer@icstars.org with their names and ages if your child will be attending.

Hack the Dream Event Agenda

*Spoken Word Presentation in the Legacy of King from Blaq Ice.
*A powerful conversation with Sandee Kastrul, CEO and Founder of i.c.stars, Jourdan Sorrell, Comcast, and Jeff Beckham, Chicago Scholars.
*MLK Day Service Award Presentation: Jeremy Washington, US Foods, i.c.stars Cycle 32
*Molly Meyer, Omni Ecosystems on green spaces & environmental equity in Chicago.
*A hands-on kid’s activity blending structural engineering and the March from Selma to Montgomery facilitated by the National Society of Black Engineers. (children 5 and up)
*Design Thinking for Impact 101 hosted by Randy Ellis, 5ivehat.

*Ideation and Social Impact Pitch Activity with CBO Partners:

-The Village Legal and Community Project
-Austin Coming Together
-Ex-Cons for Community and Social Change
-Phalanx Family Services
-Chicago Urban League
-Fathers, Families, and Health Communities
-Illinois Fatherhood Initiative

*Winning presentation to be determined by a panel of judges including:-
-Toi Fields, Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago
-Miguel Villareal, Villa Tech
-Michael Rabbitt, Argonne National Laboratory
-Greg Hubbard, Capital One
-Daya Davis, United Airlines

*Lunch & Beverages provided by Pearl’s Place

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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