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The power of Call for Code® is in the global community that we have built around this major #TechforGood initiative. Whether it is the deployments that are underway across pivotal projects, developers leveraging the starter kits in the cloud, or ecosystem partners joining the fight, everyone has a story to tell. Call for Code Daily highlights all the amazing #TechforGood stories taking place around the world. Every day, you can count on us to share these stories with you. Check out the stories from the week of July 27:

Build an app using the Disaster Resiliency starter kit

IBM Developer Advocate Mridul Bhandari collaborated with HERE Technologies to conduct a webinar on building an app using the Disaster Resiliency starter kit on iOS and Android. Learn about new tools at your fingertips to develop your Call for Code solution today. Read more.

Tech for good needs to be accessible

IBM sat down with Steve Ewell, Executive Director, Consumer Technology Association (CTA) Foundation to discuss tech for good in recognition of the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Given that the Foundation is a strong advocate for building technology that takes into account people with disabilities, Steve was able to share with us some of the specific problems faced by those with disabilities during times of crisis. Read more.

How conversational AI chatbots help improve crisis and disaster response

As a first-year sponsor of Call for Code, created by David Clark Cause and supported by Founding Partner IBM and Charitable Partner United Nations Human Rights, IntelePeer saw an opportunity to leverage technology solutions and help on a global scale. Read more.

Create a mobile app to facilitate community collaboration

IBM Developer Advocate Faiz Hasan collaborated with HERE Technologies to conduct a webinar covering how to create a mobile app for community collaboration. Find out how you can leverage this information to build your own Call for Code solution today. Read more.

Submit your Call for Code solution today!

The clock is ticking! Gain the final set of resources you might need to build a solution for the 2020 Call for Code Global Challenge. The submission portal closes July 31 at 11:59PM PDT. Start building! Read more.

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