About this event
MISSION: Develop technology to improve legal justice processes for those who need critical help more efficiently and for those who aim to provide support.
Tech for Justice Legal Justice Hackathon will bring together Nonprofit Advocates, Legal Aid Organizations, Private Lawyers, Technologists, Students, Educators, Counselors, Activists, Businesses, Entrepreneurs, Public Housing Officials, State and City Representatives, Judges, and more, to come up with innovative and transparent solutions, supporting technologies, and plans for implementation with initiative collaborators and partners.
WHO YOU ARE HELPING
Community Members: Low-income individuals who need legal support and other resource help for problems such as domestic violence, consumer debt, evictions, foreclosures and access to government benefits.
Legal Aid offices that aim to provide free legal help, but are overburdened by expensive and time consuming grant reporting processes.
Legal Advocates who aim to find new ways to support these communities.
To register, post a project idea/read our problem set, and to join the conversation visit http://www.techforjustice.org/legal-justice-hackathon/
- Best Innovation
- Most Useful
- Best Presentation
Saturday: Hack Day 1 9 am - 5:00 pm (Central Time)
9am: Opening Greetings via FreeConferenceCall.com
9:05am: Presentation of Event Agenda, Goals and Problem Set Presentation
9:15am: Overview of work process and Q&A
9:30am: Team Formation and Work State
1pm: Raffle via Slack
5:00pm: End of Hack Day 1
**Mentors and Subject Matter Experts available all day. **Some participants will work throughout the night, we won't stop you!
Sunday: Hack Day 2 10am to 4:30pm (Central Time)
10am: Q&A via Slack if necessary
3pm: Submission Deadline - Extended
3pm: Judges deliberate
4pm: Evening Awards and Closing via FreeConferenceCall.com
**Mentors and Subject Matter Experts available all day.
SUBMISSION GUIDELINES Please fill out the project area with at least: Project Name, Pitch, Description, and a Video/Power Point/Screen shots Demo to be considered for judging. hackathon.io/l...
Please fill out the project area with at least: Project Name, Pitch, Description, and a Video/Power Point/Screen shots Demo to be considered for judging.
All projects are open source, free, and do not belong to anyone.
This is not a chance for free labor; if you are involved you must participate. That means avoid dictating how the process should or should not be accomplished, while not contributing.
We do not allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status. Those exhibiting such behavior will be removed from virtual hackathon spaces.
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