Throughout Baltimore’s rich history, Baltimore has been known for many things, as well as being first on numerous achievements in the nation. However, just like any other large cities in the country, Baltimore’s not exempt from public safety concerns. Unsafe neighborhoods, and crime activities are common issues faced by large cities across the nation.
This is why Public Safety is one of five mayoral pillars in Baltimore City. From a different angle, it is a misconception that public safety is just about lowering crime rate. It is also about addressing questions such as:
Baltimore is a unique and vibrant city, and though there are many reasons why we’re called “Charm City”, we tend to make the news for our flaws rather than our strengths. And hackathons are a great way to engage the broader community to explore technology as a way to help solve them.
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4.- During the HACK BALTIMORE techfest teams will be *grouped into categories based on their key focus area. Those groups will then showcase their solutions throughout the weekend event.
3.- The challenges are highlighted on the HACK BALTIMORE City Backlog where they will be shared for a city-wide *TEAM SELECTION.
1.- HACK BALTIMORE, in collaboration with Baltimore community leaders and city agencies, will identify challenges impacting Baltimore by using our *HB City Backlog