Hack baltimore launches, aims to confront city´s challenges with tech

The HACK Baltimore movement – “<HB>” for short – officially kicked off with a launch evento at Spark Baltimore on Feb. 12. <HB> aims to bring together Baltimore´s communities, including teams of technologists, civic leaders and city residents, to design and develop sustainable technology to tackle the city´s challenges. <HB> is targeting those challenges under six focus áreas: housing, education, transportation, public safety, health and wellness, and workforce development.

More tan 150 people attended the launch, which showcased partner organizations through demos and virtual reality activities. The celebration included remarks from Baltimore City State´s Attorney Marilyn Mosby, Tisha Edwards, director of the Mayor´s Office of Children and Family Success; and Mike Fried, chief information officer for the Baltimore City Health Department. The Planning committee for <HB> is working with city agencies to ensure commitment to implementing winning solutions.

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In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Hack Baltimore has started forming “rapid response” teams to collaborate with residents, city agencies and community-led organizations to help come up with tech solutions for Baltimore. To continue assisting the city, we need you!

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