Do you have an idea on developing community? Wanna get rid of blight? Wanna stop gentrification? Then join us for our Community Development Hack-A-Thon. 


What?
A TRANSMEDIA ART EXHIBITION ON THE IMPACT OF BLIGHT WITH A PANEL, WORKSHOPS & PITCH COMPETITION

Who? OPEN FOR ALL, designed for those living with blight in community

Why? To explore the impact of blight on communities while offering opportunities for building personal and community development skills to develop and deploy solutions to build beloved community

How? By supporting community visioned, led and owned development though education and advocacy

Schedule of Activities:

Friday April 5, 2019

6 pm Reception

View the Dis-placia exhibition while mixing and mingling

7 pm Panel

Discussion on community development for blight remediation in Baltimore

Laquida Chancy, Smalltimore Homes,

Nneka N’namdi, Fight Blight Bmore,

Carol Ott, Fair Housing Action Center,

Andre Robinson, The Robinson Group/ Community Prosperity, LLC  

Moderated by Dayvon Love, Leaders Of A Beautiful Struggle

8 pm Hack-A-Thon Launch

Explanation of Hack-A -Thon format, deliverable and opportunity for teams to form

Saturday April 6th, 2019

9 am Community Qigong Class w/ Dr Bridal Pierson, The Living Well Center for Social and Economic Vibrancy

Community Workshops

10 am

Workshop #1 Community Development 101 w/ Walter Horton, Real Estate Officer, Baltimore City Office of the Comptroller

Workshop #2 Urban Farming w/ Denzel Mitchell, Five Seeds Farm

11 am

Workshop #3 Innovation in Community Development w/ Maurissa Stone-Bass, The Living Well Center for Social and Economic Vibrancy

Workshop #4 Property Ownership w/ Jill Steele- McGhee, Realtor, MEI Real Estate

12pm

Workshop #5 Estate Planning w/ John Kern, Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service

Workshop #6 App and Data Store Training w/ Nneka Nnamdi , Fight Blight Bmore

1pm-5pm

Hack-A-Thon Pitch Prep time

Workspace for teams to develop their ideas for the pitch

Sunday April 7th 2019

10 am Community Yoga w/ Tameka Gray, The Living Well Center for Social and Economic Vibrancy

11am Strange Fruit Viewing

a documentary on food insecurity, apartheid and solutions to for Baltimore

12pm Community Meal

brunch spotlighting local growers, food producers and restaurants

11 am- 1pm

Hack-A-Thon Pitch Prep time

Workspace for teams to develop their ideas for the pitch

1pm Team Pitches

Each team is given 5 minutes to present their ideation plan

3pm Winner Announcement /Closing

Judges will announce the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winner


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MOVE YOUR BIG IDEA FORWARD

MOVE YOUR BIG IDEA FORWARD