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 pmLa Kretz Innovation Center, Room 402
525 S Hewitt St, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Westside Wednesdays at 6:30 pmPivotal Labs, Suite 200
1333 2nd Street, Santa Monica, CA 90013
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Work for LA
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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, PythonLocation: 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
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.
Are you press and want to get in touch? Are you interested in becoming a sponsor? Want to just check us out on Slack? Looking to volunteer?