Hack the Future is a social justice and innovation focused program for students in grades 9-12. Get paid to learn the latest in technologies, untold histories, LGBTQIA+ issues, social justice issues, leaders, and more at Hack the Future.

Use your own creativity and the design process as a means to address problems that are important to you.The program is focused on developing an intentional, rigorous approach to the design process while centering on student autonomy and agency in the planning and implementation of a project. Through Hack the Future, teens will become full-fledged makers, artists, and technologists!


Each student will work with Assemble staff in a mentor relationship in order to set goals for their projects and check in with them on a regular basis to ensure their visions are being conveyed in a timely manner.

Applicants must be in the 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade. Participation in this program is limited to 15 individuals.

Hack the Future occurs every Friday from 4 pm- 6 pm, excluding major holidays. The program begins on October 16 and carries on throughout the school year.

Students will be compensated $14.50 per two-hour session that they attend every six weeks.
By the end of the 30 sessions of the program, each student will be compensated up to $435.