Manager   •   almost 8 years ago

Non-profit idea - Downtown Streets Team

Downtown Streets Team was founded to reduce panhandling and homelessness in Palo Alto by providing homeless and low-income men and women with permanent employment and housing. Today, it serves four Bay Area communities – Palo Alto, San Jose, Sunnyvale, and San Rafael – via an award-winning work-first program.

At Opportunity Hack, DST would like to build a system that can track the ‘pulse’ of the community, thus providing cart employees the ability to track potential customer demand in the area, to maximize its social enterprise mobile coffee cart, which provides skills building and on-the-job experiences for participants, and

If you'd like to be part of the team hacking for this idea, make sure to be present at the team formation session on the morning of the hackathon after each nonprofit has pitched their problem.


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