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Join us at Hack the Future: Greenwood (new dates coming soon)

The first Hack the Future will take place in historic Greenwood, Okla. Greenwood, also known as “Black Wall Street,” embodies the socio-cultural complexities that must be built into the foundation of all AI research, education, and adoption efforts. Once the most affluent community of black entrepreneurs in the country, Greenwood was destroyed twice, once in an act of overt violence, and then by covert structural racism.
The area’s ongoing revitalization and its historic destruction represent some of the best and worst of American society, making Greenwood a perfect microcosm to explore the equitable adoption of AI and its potential to remedy or exacerbate socioeconomic inequities, particularly in communities that are historically disadvantaged.
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On the first day of Hack the Future: Greenwood, participants will test generative LLMs for bias and potential harms through challenges curated by Black Tech Street and other community advisors. The second day will feature panels focused on building relationships and educating community leaders on the national AI conversation, and will include an opening keynote from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
Community college students who participated in the GRT Challenge will join 300+ community members for Hack the Future: Greenwood. They will pilot the long-term development plan and the new training and testing platform for AI testing, which will help establish Greenwood as a central hub of equitable development of AI. The students will take the knowledge and tools they acquire in Greenwood back to their own communities to continue the advancement of AI training and testing.
SeedAI selected Black Tech Street as its community partner for the first Hack the Future due to the organization's relentless commitment to rebirth Black Wall Street as a black innovation economy by securing black tech-focused economic and industry development opportunities for the Greenwood community. Black Tech Street previously led a delegation of 65 members to the GRT Challenge at DEF CON 31.
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