Diona’s Patricia Donaldson is ready to hack Foster Care at The White House


This two-day long event during National Foster Care Month will bring together child welfare leaders, non-profit organizations, and foster care families and alumni, as well as engineers, technologists, and other leaders from the technology sector. They will discuss ways to improve the foster care system through the use of technology, highlight best practices, and explore 21st-century solutions.

"At the heart of the American story is the simple truth that all children should have a fair chance at success, no matter who they are or where they come from. Central to this promise of opportunity is the love and support of a family – which all children deserve, but not enough have."

"Advances in technology have radically changed nearly every aspect of our lives—but for too many aspects of the foster care system, we’re stuck in the last century. President Obama believes that with enhanced commitment and coordination, the technology and child welfare sectors can work together to solve some of our most pressing issues"

Read more at: https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2016/05/26/fact-sheet-first-ever-white-house-foster-care-technology-hackathon


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