On the weekend of June 5th, 6th, and 7th, 2015, technologists, designers, community activists, and other folks from all over Western Mass will gather to tackle local challenges with technology.
Use the registration form to sign up for the 2015 Hackathon in Springfield. We are particularly interested in Team Organizers and Project Managers for local teams. By April 1st, we would like to finalize which towns are participating. For more detailed information, view our slideshow: http://goo.gl/HxcxgD
If you would like your town (and one or more of its nonprofits) to be represented in this year's Hackathon, please sign up as a Team Organizer and agree to hold two meetings between now and May. The video at left explains more - click on it to launch YouTube.
Think Globally, Hack Locally
Hack for Western Mass is one of many events happening nationwide as part of the National Day of Civic Hacking. The National Day of Civic Hacking is an event during which citizens from around the country work together with local, state and federal governments as well as private sector organizations with the common goal of improving their communities. In 2014, thousands of people gathered at 123 events across the country to work on projects to make our communities better.
Local Folks Solving Local Problems
This year, people from Western Massachusetts will gather on June 5th-7th to solve more local challenges and help build a stronger community.
Register to Pre-Organize!
Want to Support Hack for Western Mass?
There are a number of ways you can help make this happen.
Submit a Challenge!
Do you know of a local problem that could be tackled by an enthusiastic group of civic hackers?
Wondering whether you should come?
Check out our handy flowchart: