Step 1: Join the community
Join our community of over 400,000 developers to build new skills and contribute to racial justice open source projects. You will receive:
– $200 USD in IBM Cloud credits for new IBM Cloud accounts that upgrade to “pay as you go”, allowing you to build your skills and kick-start your solution
– An invite to the dedicated Slack workspace where you can find tips from Call for Code mentors
– Call for Code communications with the latest announcements, events, resources, and more
If you have an existing IBM Cloud account, you can use it. There’s no need to create a new one.
Step 2: Learn about the projects
To tackle the issue of systemic racism, we’ve identified three areas where technology can have the greatest impact: Police & Judicial Reform and Accountability, Diverse Representation, and Policy & Legislation Reform. Explore the topics, get background information on the issues, and use the solution starters to understand where you can make the greatest difference. Looking to adopt and implement a solution in your organization? Learn more about getting involved as a supporter.
Step 3: Find resources
New to open source? Need more background on addressing systemic racism? Get up to speed with these resources:
Step 4: Contribute and share
Start contributing to the project of your choice. Solution starters for each project help you understand how you can get involved. Issues can be created and pull requests are made within the project GitHub repos themselves. In the spirit of open source, share your ideas and code with your network. We are always looking for content for the Call for Code Digest : tell us your story for a chance to be featured.