over 2 years ago

Hack For The People is Recruiting!

Hey Hack For The People Alumni! 


It's been a while since Hack For The People (H4TP) 2020, but as promised in our opening and closing ceremonies, H4TP 2021 is just around the corner! This year, we plan to organize a learnathon, which is essentially a week of workshops and talks where participants can learn anything from how to make a Bluetooth device to how to get started with TensorFlow. In addition to hosting beginner workshops, we also plan to have more advanced workshops to let the more intermediate and expert hackers sharpen their skills. This learnathon will be

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about 3 years ago

Wrapping Up Hack for the People 2020

Hello everyone,


Thank you for attending Hack for the People 2020! We were impressed by all of the hard work, dedication, and effort you put into your projects this past weekend, and we can't wait to see what you all accomplish in the future! 

Our organizers are currently working hard to make sure that our winners receive their well-deserved prizes. With many of us returning to school this week, please expect a possible delay. We'll be updating our Devpost with the winners by the end of the week, and sending out emails to our winners regarding prize logistics over…

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about 3 years ago

Only Two Hours of Hacking Left!

Hello attendees,

Just a friendly reminder that you only have around two hours of hacking left! All submissions are due by 1 PM ET, and no exceptions will be made. We're very excited to see what you have been working on over this weekend, and good luck!

Having trouble with your Devpost submission? Don't worry! We're hosting hackathon submission office hours right now at http://tiny.cc/zoomH4TP1

Feel free to drop in over the next hour and ask any questions you may have about Devpost submissions.


The Hack for the People Team

about 3 years ago

Questions about Hack for the People? We got answers and updates.

Hey everyone! We are excited to see everyone’s amazing submissions. We wanted to address some frequently asked questions participants had about the hackathon as well as any updates. 

Before anything, make sure you read through our Devpost rules, check out for our next talks and workshops on Schedule, and join our Discord channel for support from mentors, other participants, instant updates, and team building. 

The schedule for all events can be found at www.hackforthepeople.com/schedule and we give updates in #announcements in our Discord channel. 

In addition to that, you can add these events automatically to your Google Calendar! 


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about 3 years ago

Hack for the People Begins Today with $15,000 worth of prizes!

Hack for the People starts today (Friday, August 21)! The Opening Ceremony will be held today at 10 AM ET and will feature keynote speaker Bjarme Stroustrup, the creator of C++. You can find the link to the opening ceremony and all of our workshops and panels on our website here.


We have over $15,000 worth of prizes for this event! These prizes include cash, internship/job opportunities, Amazon gift cards, a Google Cloud Patagonia backpack, an invitation to apply to the Google Cloud COVID-19 hackathon fund, the opportunity to have your work featured at the Harvard Art…

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about 3 years ago

Hack for the People Starts Soon!

Hey hackers! Hack for the People starts soon (Friday, August 21) at 10 AM ET. Be sure to join us at the opening ceremony and hear from our keynote speaker Bjarne Stroustrup, the creator of C++.


Make sure you are registered through our Typeform. You will not be eligible for prizes if you do not fill out this form in addition to registering on Devpost, and no exceptions will be made.


Join our Intercollegiate Discord to form teams, get live announcements on workshops and speakers, and ask questions. Once you are in the Intercollegiate Discord, please read

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about 3 years ago

One day away from the event...

There are 3 days for you to complete your submission for Hack for the People.


Check out our email updates and join us over on Discord for more information! Let's get making. 

about 3 years ago

Hack for the People Updates

Hi there, 

Thanks for joining Hack for the People on Devpost. You aren’t officially registered until you fill out the Typeform. So here are three quick things you can do: 

  1. Fill out this Typeform so you are officially registered. 
  2. Join us on Discord for regular updates, help from mentors, and talk to other participants! Ask questions, form teams, and have fun. https://discord.com/invite/cvc
  3. Review the Hack for the People Code of Conduct if you haven’t already to ensure your submission complies. 

Submissions are open on August 21 at 10 am ET and are due on August 23 at 1 pm

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