Legal projects at DREAMer Hackathon

At least three law-related projects were worked on at DREAMer Hackathon, held 22 November 2013 in Mountain View, California, USA.

Some of the projects are described here.

The Twitter hashtag for the event was #DREAMerhack

Click here for archived Twitter tweets from #DREAMerhack, in .csv format.

Click here for video of the project demonstrations at the end of the event.

Here are the law-related projects we were able to identify (If you know of others, please feel free to describe them in the comments to this post):

Push4Reform. Description (from FWD.us):

Team Members: Luis Aguilar, Falls Church, VA | Justino Mora, Los Angeles, CA | Kent Tam, Los Angeles, CA
[…] We’re an All-in-One Organizer Tool/App that allows community members to be more directly involved in the push for immigration reform. App will give info about your member of Congress: where they stand on immigration reform, provide updates on important actions, allow people to call/email their rep.

#Undoculife. Description (from FWD.us):

Team Members: Erick Garcia, Mesa, AZ | Celso Mireles, Phoenix, AZ | Carlos Vargas, New York, NY
,…] #Undoculife serves to educate the undocumented immigrant community about their rights in a virtual world with real life scenarios.

NoblePaths. Description (by Jennifer Martinez):

Noble Paths lets people share their experiences with the long process of applying for green cards and citizenship on an interactive Web timeline.

Margaret Hagan has posted a description of the development of NoblePaths.

Vindu Goel has published an article about the event in the New York Times.

Jennifer Martinez has published an article about the event in The Hill.

For additional resources related to this event, please see the comments to this post.

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