Leader Newsletter 2023-03-17


Welcome to the new leaders that have joined Hack Club in the last 2 weeks:

  • ๐Ÿค– Elysse from Massachusetts, USA
  • ๐Ÿ ๐Ÿ“˜ Aarush and Pranav from New Delhi, NCR
  • ๐Ÿ–๏ธ Samarth from Maharasthra, India
  • ๐ŸŒ Rohith from Texas, USA

๐Ÿ‘‹ It's Holly here with the current awesome things you and your club can get involved in! ๐Ÿ’ซCheck out past editions here.

(You're getting this email because you lead a Hack Club. Your whole club can get it too!)

๐Ÿ”ด๐ŸŸ ๐ŸŸก๐ŸŸข๐Ÿ”ต๐ŸŸฃ

Matthew shipped Technicolor, an honest and inspiring write-up about his time as a club leader then as the Clubs Lead at HQ. In particular, I love how he overcame some common club challenges in really creative ways (๐Ÿฆธ a sticker cape, for example)

I find new insights every time I read it and I recommend all of you read it too - it's totally worth it ๐Ÿ’–

Sticker Cape

๐Ÿ“น The Epoch documentary dropped!

On December 30th 2022, 160 hackers from around the world traveled to the ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Delhi, NCR for Epoch โ€” a 42-hour high-school hackathon over New Year's. ๐ŸŽ† It was a magical weekend and sam just shipped the documentary that shows you how it all came together. Sam, I'm glad you survived!

Epoch Documentary

Scrapbook v2 ๐Ÿ“ข

We have exciting news from #scrapbook-dev! โžก๏ธ A beta-release of Scrapbook is ready for you and your club to test: v2.scrapbook.hackclub.dev. โฌ…๏ธ


๐Ÿ—’๏ธ Your feedback on the project is critical - #scrapbook-dev on Slack is the best place for bug reports, ideas & suggestions.

Leader meeting recap ๐Ÿชƒ

10 leaders joined last weekend's meeting to discuss club leadership changes. If you missed it, here's the recording.

Every leader's going to hand their precious club off to a new leader eventually, and Amanda's been building a brand new feature that'll make it so easy - Check 35:00 into the recording ๐Ÿ‘€ for a demo

โœจWe're looking for graduating leaders to test the new flow over the next week. If you want in, DM me!โœจ

๐Ÿ” Mystery AMA guest ๐Ÿ”Ž

A little ๐Ÿฆ•๐Ÿ“ฆ was whispering about a very special AMA guest coming up. Someone legendary! The โฐ is ticking for the official announcement, so keep your ๐Ÿ‘๏ธ on #announcements on Slack for the big reveal!

Talk soon!


๐ŸŽง Recently, I've been re-listening to Mac Miller's last two albums, Swimming and Circles. While Mac's older music had a party vibe, he developed a really intimate story-telling style in his more recent work ๐ŸŽต

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