During our Skype conversations, we often found ourselves coming back to this question. Most of these conversation circled back to the potential of local innovation. After all, it’s people who know what they, their families and their communities need. All we need is a way to uncover that knowledge and transform it.
Per Sarah’s experience as a civic hacker, local community efforts such as hackathons can do just that… and it is in these pockets of creativity that we believe lies the power to push progress towards positive outcomes.
So here are 5 ways that you can use local hacking sprints to change the world.