Tech Jobs for Good - Community Events

Automating Bias: How Computers Are Making Decisions About Your Life
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund

This is a community-led event to learn how widely-used technology harms New York communities, and how residents can demand change. About this Event New York City agencies are relying on algorithms or Automated Decision Systems (ADSs) to make decisions about every major area of New Yorkers’ lives, including Public Housing, Education, Employment, Child Welfare, and Policing. While ADSs are pitched as being “objective,” these technologies frequently target and harm communities of color, low-income residents, youths, immigrants and religious communities, communities with disabilities, and more.

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Dec. 7, 2019, 11 a.m.
$0
New York, NY
Research in Solar Climate Intervention: a Science-Policy Conversation
SilverLining

In a groundbreaking dialogue, U.S. political and scientific leaders will discuss motivations, plans and considerations for research in solar climate intervention, including emerging federal agency efforts, recent Congressional proposals, a new National Academy of Sciences study and developments in the United Nations. The discussion will include consideration of how research in solar climate intervention might influence international cooperation and the overarching imperative of reducing greenhouse gases.

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Dec. 9, 2019, 5:30 p.m.
$0
San Francisco, CA
The Opportunity Project Demo Day
The Opportunity Project

The Opportunity Project (TOP) is an open data technology accelerator led by the U.S. Census Bureau. Since 2016, TOP has matched companies, advocates, and government leaders to rapidly build life-changing technology—powered by open government data​—​that addresses national challenges. Each year, TOP catalyzes new solutions to critical problems, and this year TOP crosses the 100 product mark. Join us for an annual showcase of the work completed this year by over 250 collaborators demonstrating the power of federal open data and cross-sector collaboration.

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Dec. 10, 2019, noon
$0
Suitland, MD
Happy Hour #1: Looking forward towards HCD4D in 2020
Designing Tech for International Aid & Development

Please join us for the first ever happy hour of the Human-Centered Design for Development (HCD4D) Meetup! We will celebrate a year of events, and informally brainstorm over libations what you’d like to see the group do in 2020 and how you'd like to get involved.

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Dec. 11, 2019, 5 p.m.
$0
Washington, DC
Exploring the Intersection: Online Hate and Privacy
The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

We have seen an increase in white supremacists who are organizing online to target communities of color. This presents a unique problem for social media sites, policy makers, and internet users. Join the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law at an all-day convening as policy experts and community organizations explore the nuanced intersections between online hate and privacy. Panels will include conversations on how commercial data practices are exploited by hate groups and what legal reforms are available to address online hate and privacy. Breakfast and lunch will be served.

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Dec. 17, 2019, 9 a.m.
$0
Washington, DC
Code for Boston Demo Night 2019
Code for Boston

Teams from Code for Boston and affiliated organizations will demo the software projects they have been working on this year.

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Dec. 17, 2019, 6 p.m.
$0
Boston, MA
Social Impact Networking Happy Hour
Careers for Social Impact

A casual and fun networking opportunity for professionals interested in social impact careers with nonprofits, government, or socially responsible businesses. Whether you're currently employed, looking to grow your team, or searching for new opportunities, come out to meet new people, build your network, and learn more about social sector work happening in Seattle.

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Jan. 14, 2020, 6 p.m.
$5
Seattle, WA
Social Impact Networking Happy Hour
Careers for Social Impact

A casual and fun networking opportunity for professionals interested in social impact careers with nonprofits, government, or socially responsible businesses. Whether you're currently employed, looking to grow your team, or searching for new opportunities, come out to meet new people, build your network, and learn more about social sector work happening in NYC.

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Jan. 15, 2020, 6 p.m.
$5
New York, NY
Tech Intersections 2020
Tech Intersections

Tech Intersections is an affordable conference for the womxn of color most underrepresented in tech to come together and learn from each other’s successes, challenges, and experiences.

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Jan. 25, 2020, 8 a.m.
$150
Oakland, CA
Women Impact Tech - San Francisco
Women Impact Tech

Women Impact Tech (WIT) is an event series that aligns hundreds of top women engineers with companies who are committed to inclusion and innovation. Centered as a celebration of women in tech, attendees will have a chance to network with companies and other female engineers working on cutting edge technology. Through panels, keynotes and presentations, companies and attendees alike will engage in meaningful and actionable conversation surrounding the past and future impact of women in tech.

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March 5, 2020, 10 a.m.
$0
San Francisco, CA
Code for America’s 2020 Summit
Code for America

Tech for good, and tech for everyone. As it should be. From neighborhoods to countries, the two biggest levers for improving people’s lives at scale are technology and government. Whether it’s changing lives by automatically clearing hundreds of thousands of criminal records or designing the forms for signing up for food stamps, the people at our summit put them together.

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March 11, 2020, 8 a.m.
$595
Washington, DC
Accelerate Good Global
Fast Forward

Diverse tech nonprofit entrepreneurs around the globe build tech to solve social issues ranging from education, to healthcare, to human rights. AGG convenes all players in the tech nonprofit ecosystem to spark meaningful conversations both on stage and off, with a laser focus on how we can apply the best technology to our biggest social problems. Expect inspiration from tech nonprofit founders and tech philanthropy leaders who will push you to consider how technology, new funding models, and human capital are fueling a next generation social sector.

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March 17, 2020, 9 a.m.
$99
San Francisco, CA
Good Tech Fest 2020
Good Tech Fest

Good Tech Fest is a conference about technology but what brings us all together is our passion for creating change. It’s a place for the data nerds, technologists, leaders, doers, and analysts; people who are passionate about social change and are using technology to achieve it. It is a celebration of the ways data, technology, and design can come together to solve social problems.

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May 19, 2020, 9 a.m.
$500
Chicago, IL
Capsule 2020
Experimental Civics

Capsule 2020 is a once in a lifetime experience where we are trying to break a Guinness World Record. We are trying to stage the world's largest civic hackathon focused on the climate crisis.

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June 20, 2020, 7 a.m.
$0
Austin, TX