We're so excited to see you all soon! Here's a sneak peek at what we'll
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As UCLA's only LGBTQIA+ hackathon, QWER Hacks is an opportunity for all the girls, gays, theys and allies to showcase their passion for a better and more equitable world.
food security 🥕
According to the US Census Bureau, “LGBTQIA+ adults living in the U.S. are nearly twice as likely to be experiencing food insecurity during the pandemic than non-LGBTQIA+ adults.
housing access 🏘️
While homeownership in the U.S. is currently around 65%, LGBTQIA homeowner rates are lower, at about 49%. How can tech benefit stakeholders like existing organizations (i.e. homeless shelters and community service organizations) build upon their existing infrastructure of support?
healthcare equity ❤️🩹
The fact that “39 percent of all transgender people face some type of harassment or discrimination when seeking routine health care” (American Progress) is just one statistic among many that demonstrate the healthcare inequity the queer community faces.
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If you project is one of the best in it's track, you could win one of these packs! (click to expand)
Thank you to all our sponsors!
This hackathon truly could not happen without your support. If you'd like to consider becoming a sponsor, please check out our sponsorship package.