Hack Nights - Every Tuesday & Wednesday

We host weekly Hack Nights in Downtown Los Angeles and Santa Monica. We organize groups of volunteers to build technology addressing the LA region's biggest civic issues. Join an existing project team or pitch your own civic issue.

40 weekly attendees

50-50 women & men

50% people of color

Downtown Tuesdays at 6:30 pm

La Kretz Innovation Center, Room 402
525 S Hewitt St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Westside Wednesdays at 6:30 pm

Pivotal Labs, Suite 200
1333 2nd Street, Santa Monica, CA 90013

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Current Projects

  • Food Oasis

    Everyone deserves access to healthy food. Help us make it easier for Angelenos to find the best places to buy or grow healthy food in their city.

    Partner: LA Food Policy Council
    Looking for: Java Developers, Designers, Writers
    Location: Downtown
  • Work for LA

    Applying for work should be simple—but the application process for the City of LA is confusing and cumbersome. We’re going to make it easier to find the job of your dreams.

    Partner: Department of Personnel
    Looking for: UX, Writers, Designers
    Location: Downtown
  • Adopt-A-Civic Artwork

    There are thousands of works of public art scattered around the city. There should be one place to see where they are and how they’re doing. We’re building it.

    Looking for: UX, Designers, Python
    Location: Downtown
  • Curb Map

    We’re going to build an iOS and Android app that will tell you where and when you can park in the city—all based on your location. Come drive with us.

    Looking for: Designers, Python
    Location: Downtown

Have an idea? Submit your pitch

Hack for LA is a great example of how we can harness technology and our city's creativity to solve everyday problems. As Mayor, I will closely partner with our tech industry to create jobs and bring innovation to City Hall so government works faster and more efficiently.

Mayor Eric Garcetti

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Want to know more about Hack for LA?

Hack for LA is the official Los Angeles chapter of Code for America, a national nonprofit that believes government can work for the people, by the people, in the 21st century. We bring together coders, designers, entrepreneurs, students, government staff, activists, and other civic-minded people to solve the LA region’s biggest challenges.

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