i.c.stars |* Hack the Dream 2023
Monday, January 16th, 2023 10:00am – 1:30pm
Hatch 41, Chicago, IL
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 email@example.com 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!
Interested in sponsorship opportunities? Reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org!