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SS12: Code for a Cause

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The USC SS12

SS12 is a Code-A-Thon Challenge organized by Project:Possibility and local ACM organizations. In the past, SS12 events have been held at the University of Southern California (USC) and the University of California, Los Angeles(UCLA).This event provides an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate software developers to make a profound difference by developing innovative, empowering software projects for disabled persons and win prizes for their work. The purpose of SS12 is to increase awareness of issues in accessible computing and be educational and fun for all participants.

News

2015 U.S. SS12 Champions

Congratulations to USC StealthFly team on winning the title of 2015 U.S. SS12 Champion. The CSUN and USC teams produced great projects. We invite the competitors to continue their work and consider collaborating with fellow competitors to make their projects even greater. Two thousand fifteen (2015) marked the ninth year the SS12: Code for a Cause was be hosted in the United States. In collaboration with the Center on Disabilities at CSU Northridge the 2015 U.S. SS12 Finals was held at the 30th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference.

You can find each teams work in their project repositories:

For all other projects visit the Project:Possibility GitHub Repository.

The Judges

Jennison Asuncion
Senior Staff Technical Program Manager at LinkedIn and Co-Director at the Adaptech Research Network
Peter Korn
Accessibility Architect at Amazon Lab126
Mike Paciello
Founder & Principal at The Paciello Group

2015 USC SS12 Winner

The 2015 USC SS12 has concluded and the Mobile Multiplayer Game 2 Team will be moving on to the US SS12 Finals held at the 30th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference in San Diego, Ca.

The Mobile Multiplayer Game 2 Team is comprised of:

USC's campus newspaper, Daily Trojan, stopped in on the 2015 USC SS12:
Hackathon aims to better the lives of the disabled

2015 USC SS12 Schedule

The next installment of the USC SS12 will be held the weekend of January 24-25, 2015.Contact the USC ACM for details or to participate.

2014 USC SS12 Winner

The USC SS12 has concluded and the Grey Team will be moving on to the US SS12 Finals to compete against CSUN and UCLA.

First Place:Care Taker App for Aging Population

Grey Team
Keith DeRuiter
Francesca Nannizzi
Laurence Wong

2013 USC SS12 Winner

The USC SS12 has concluded and the Grey Team will be moving on to the US SS12 Finals to compete against CSUN and UCLA.

First Place:Care Taker App for Aging Population

Grey Team
Keith DeRuiter
Francesca Nannizzi
Laurence Wong

2014 USC SS12

The next installment of the USC SS12 will be held the weekend of February 8-9, 2014.Contact the USC ACM for details or to participate.

2013 USC SS12 Winner

The Audio Alert System team is the 2013 USC SS12 winner and will progress on to the Finals to compete against the team from CSUN and UCLA.

Audio Alert System

Partners

Partnership Opportunities Available

If you're interested in sponsoring the USC SS12 or partnering with Project:Possibility on other events, please contact us!