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Hacks for Humanity: Hacking for the Social Good, sponsored by Project Humanities at Arizona State University (ASU), is a 3-day eventchallenging participants to create innovative solutions to local and global issues. The finished products in this team competition must embody these seven Humanity 101 principles: kindness, compassion, integrity, respect, empathy, forgiveness, and self-reflection.This unique annual event draws some 150-200 students, faculty, staff, professionals, and community members. Because of COVID-19 uncertainties, this year’s event will be VIRTUAL, offering opportunities for national and international participation, volunteering, and mentoring. 9, 10, 11 October 2020 (Friday, Saturday and Sunday).

2020 Tracks

How can societal attitudes about and responses to aging acknowledge the humanity of every individual?

What are solutions that lead us toward personal, public, or emotional safety? How does safety contribute to the wellbeing of individuals, organizations, and communities?

What is justice, and how is justice achieved in a way that takes into account the humanity of every human? To what extent can thinking about and practicing justice–and its opposite, injustice– be challenged and realized through innovation and creative entrepreneurship?