hackathon

3:56pm

Mon March 23, 2015
Technology

Bay Area hackathon brings tech to youth of color

Giovanni Vieira (left), talks with his team about the Cop Stop app.
Johnathan Henninger

When President Obama launched the My Brother’s Keeper initiative in 2014, he said he hoped it would help boys and young men of color find success. Here in the Bay Area, Qeyno Labs answered the President's call with an event called the My Brother’s Keeper Hackathon. It's an intensive weekend challenge for young people of color to build mobile applications and websites that help their communities. 

The Problem

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9:45am

Wed February 25, 2015
Digest

Daily news roundup for Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Qeyno co-founder Kalimah Priforce describes the purpose of the "rite of passage" ceremony at the end of the My Brother's Keeper Hackathon.
Nicole A. West Oakland North

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

 415, meet 628: New S.F. area code debuts Saturday // SF Gate

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5:51pm

Thu July 25, 2013
Arts & Culture

[freespace]: a temporary space for lasting change

A wall upstairs at [freespace]
Jen Chien

In a small room, inside a former sewing machine factory in the mid-Market district of San Francisco, Mitsuru Muraki is jamming on some unconventional percussion instruments: two round glass vases and a couple of pencils. He and another musician named Gabe Stern are writing a song together. As Muraki moves on to drumming on a metal bucket, a tall, dreadlocked young man pokes his head in the door.

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