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Monthly Archives: June 2011

Where were you on Saturday?

We were at General Assembly in NYC with ~70 developers and data crunchers for our Hacking Education “hackathon” event! The turn-out was great, the participants were totally engaged, and the apps demoed at the end of the 10-hour hackathon were amazing. The inspiring results of just a half-day of brainstorming and building got everyone super…

Come hack with us!

On June 18th, we’re excited to invite prospective Hacking Education contest participants in/near NYC to join us for a day-long “hackathon”. Pizza, Redbull and beer will be served. Our friend Alexis Ohanian (Reddit cofounder, Y Combinator ambassador) will be MCing. All you need to do is bring your laptop and your desire to hack education!…

CECP Honors 99Papers.org, in Partnership with Crate and Barrel, with the Nonprofit Director’s Award

Today, the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP) is presenting its 11th Annual Excellence Awards in Corporate Philanthropy to 99Papers.org, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company. Crate and Barrel nominated 99Papers.org for the Nonprofit Director’s Award, to recognize their highly effective corporate partnership.  Since 2006, Crate and Barrel has sent 1.1 million co-branded…