The value of a hackathon is that it grants students 12 hours of undisrurbed time to take a deep dive into something that matters to them. What if this hackathon was focused solely on civic issues that are important to students? In this hackathon, students will be able to brainstorm and build an actual prototype and they would be able to share it with a panel of organizations and agencies----People that could help them make their solutions take flight. they'll have a chance to pitch the solution at the end of a hackathon and get real experience of justifying to others why this issue matters. Educators could join in as well to give students a holistic perspective of the issues they are trying to tackle. Let's hack into issues that matter!