• How to Prepare

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    The early bird gets the worm ~ Once you register, you can start working on your project and collaborating with others

     

    After registering, you'll receive:

    >> Invitations to the pre-hackathon meetups and hackathon events

    >> Invitations to the Trello board and Slack group

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    Log-in to tools

     

    Log-in to the Trello board and Slack group

     

    New to Trello? Here is a quick overview

     

    New to Slack? Learn the basics

     

    If you fall in love with these tools, you'll be happy to know that Slack is free for non-profits and Trello's free tier is powerful enough for most projects

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    Share an idea and we'll make a post for it

     

    Then the community can add comments to it, share it on social media, and more

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    Read and collaborate on project ideas

     

    This will help you decide which project you want to work on.

     

    Collaborate through the Slack channel and the project idea posts

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    Attend the Pre-Hackathon Meetups

     

    April 19 and May 3, 2-3pm EST

     

    >> Share project ideas

    >> Form teams

    >> Get advice

     
    Within 48 hours of registering, you'll receive calendar invitations to the meetups
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    Add your project to the Trello board

     

    Once you're sure about your project idea, add it to the Trello board

     

    Then people can add their name card to your project to join your team. Not all people will need to do this step.

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    Choose your project

     

    Go to the hackathon Trello board, and move your name card to the project you've chosen

     

    Within 48 hours of registering, a name card will be created for you and you'll be given access to the Trello board.

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    Meet with your team

     

    Meet with your team before the hackathon, so you can maximize your time during the hackathon

     

    Feel free to invite one of the project mentors to your planning meetings

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