Goodie Nation | The Social Impact Pre-Accelerator For Under-Served Communities
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OUR CURRENT SITUATION: THE #HACKTHEVIOLENCE INITIATIVE

There’s A Role For Everyone

Goodie Nation is a collective of heroes, allies, and mentors who are tired of “conversations” about problems. From middle schoolers to senior adults, we develop innovators and companies to do something about it.

HEROES
Heroes are those who accept the calling, and commit to The Process of solving a societal problem by creating a technology-based product.
ALLIES
Allies are designers, developers, marketers, etc. who participate in our hackathons that help the Heroes’ with prototyping, product development, logos, websites, revenue models, & growth plans.
MENTORS
Mentors are experienced entrepreneurs, subject-matter experts, designers, and developers that help the Heroes with ideation and give advice with product direction and marketing both during the program and afterward.

TOUGH PROBLEMS WE GO AFTER

ECONOMIC

Economic challenges cause many of the world's other problems. Examples are workforce development and gentrification economic inclusion.

EDUCATION

Closely linked with economic challenges, education challenges include increasing math and reading scores,.

HEALTH

Public Health challenges include heart disease and stroke, prescription drug overdose, and HIV.

SAFETY

Safety issues include, but are not limited to, gun violence, anti-recidivism, criminal justice, and care for the mentally ill

THE PROCESS: INNOVATOR DEVELOPMENT

HACK DAZE

HACK DAZE

Hack Day for Youth Underrepresented in STEAM
GOODIE COLLEGE LAB

GOODIE COLLEGE LAB

4-Week Part-Time Social Impact Incubator Open To All College Students
GOODIE ADULT BOOTCAMP

GOODIE ADULT BOOTCAMP

Rapid Problem-Solving Workshop Based on Design Thinking
CHALLENGE DISCOVERY PANELS

CHALLENGE DISCOVERY PANELS

Panel Discussion + Networking Event Where Attendees Gain Key Insights into Violence
FOUNDERS' THERAPY

FOUNDERS' THERAPY

Small Group Event Series Where Entrepreneurs Vent…Over Drinks
TEACHERS' THERAPY

TEACHERS' THERAPY

Small Group Event Series Where Teachers Vent…Over Drinks

THE PROCESS: COMPANY DEVELOPMENT

GOODIE IDEATION

GOODIE IDEATION

Rapid Problem-Solving Workshop Based on Design Thinking Where Heroes Identify Specific Problems + Generate Creative Tech Ideas To Solve Them
GOODIE MARKETING

GOODIE MARKETING

48 Hour Hackathon Where UI/UX Designers, Web Developers, Marketers, Communication Specialists Turn The Founders’ Ideas Into Prototypes + Create Logos, Landing Pages, Revenue Models, and Growth Marketing Plans
GOODIE HACK

GOODIE HACK

48 Hour Hackathon Where Volunteer Front-End/Back-End Developers and UI/UX Designers Turn The Prototypes Into Minimum Viable Products
DEMO DAY

DEMO DAY

Showcase where all teams present their final tech products to a room full of influencers, potential customers, partners, funders, community activities, and family/friends.

SUCCESS STORIES FROM OUR PROGRAMMING

PEOPLE LIE. NUMBERS DON’T.

5000

INNOVATORS TRAINED & SUPPORTED

32

RAPID PROBLEM-SOLVING LABS

10

HACKATHONS

10

COMPANIES DEVELOPED

PARTNERS + SPONSORS

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