Volunteer: ShelterTech Datathon (Homeless Resources Database)
We invite you to join us for a virtual “Datathon” workshop, in which volunteers will have the opportunity to verify and maintain our directory of resources for the homeless. No technical experience is required except for some internet searching skills. Volunteers will need to log into the workshop through their own laptops. ShelterTech’s Datathon leads will walk you through the process and provide support throughout the workshop. ShelterTech is a non-profit organization, based in San Francisco, with an all-volunteer team that develops digital solutions for homeless and underserved populations. ShelterTech was founded by Darcel Jackson who became homeless after losing his job as a welder in the Bay Area. Darcel gathered a team of tech professionals to build what is now the SF Service Guide, an online repository of services available to homeless and underserved communities. Keeping our database of over 360 resources up to date is critical especially during the COVID-19 crisis.
We look forward to working with you!
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Zoom meeting link and dial-in information will be sent the day of the event at noon to those who RSVP. Please make sure you are all set to use Zoom before the conference. Click here to Get Started on Zoom.
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
6pm - 8pm PT
Free to attend
Please register by Tuesday, July 21, 2020 6pm PT
Jenai Akina, Harvard College ‘16