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  • 54 hours in and cheering for "Hack the CD!"

    Hack the CD: History-making hackathon and neighborhood jam session!

    From 9/26-9/28, the Garfield High School’s Commons hosted and bore witness to an historic event: the Central District’s first “hackathon.” Those of you reading this blog know over the last five months we’ve been building momentum towards this youth-centric event, … Read More…

  • Ahoy, Raspberry Pyrates: Coding camp for girls

    Former Microsoft program manager and Amazon engineer Avilay Parekh was concerned about stereotypes his kindergarten daughter was bringing home from the playground: she was told she could either be a princess or a scientist.  Instead of standing idly by, Avilay … Read More…

  • Hack the CD Coding Bootcamp

    “How might we create fertile ground for the African American community in Seattle to grow with the city’s current tech boom? We’re starting with the Hack the CD Youth Coding Bootcamp – a special opportunity for youth groups in the Central … Read More…

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    Open letter to Amgen employees

    In case you missed it: The innovation community and Amgen employees across the Puget Sound region have been working through the implications of the planned 2015 closure of the Seattle and Bellevue offices.  Amidst creative speculation over the use of the … Read More…