Toronto Jam for Good 2020

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Toronto, Ontario

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**Announcement: Postponing the 2020 Jam for Good**

The Global Service Jam is working to setup an alternative date later in the year for many Jams who have cancelled due to the COVID-19. This year, the Toronto Jam for Good is prioritizing the health of its participants and postponing the event so that it can take place on the alternate weekend.



Join our 2020 Jam for Good! Are you an ideas person? Are you passionate about change? Calling all designers, developers, strategists, innovators and anyone who wants to create positive change in the world.


During the Jam, you will work with people from different backgrounds to create a new service to tackle some of the world's most wicked social problems. In the spirit of experimentation, innovation, cooperation and friendly competition, teams will have a weekend to develop and prototype completely new services inspired by a shared global theme. At the end of the weekend, your brand new service will be published to the world and presented to a team of experienced judges.



Read more about last year's jam.



Experts and mentors are there to help you

A wide variety of experts will be present. Experts from various "for good" domains will be there to help you navigate the various themes and potential challenges to solve. Social entrepreneurship, design thinking, lean startup and business modeling mentors will guide you on how to develop, prototype and pitch your solutions.

For Good

We are thinking about domains such as Wellbeing, Inclusion, Data & Sustainability. You can really come up with a new service in any domain though, as long as it takes cues from the global theme, to be revealed on the day of, and be a service that makes the world truly better.



Jamming around the world

Jams will take place on the same weekend in 100+ cities around the world. In 48 hours, jammers all around the world will simultaneously develop and prototype something new to change the world. Be one of them! Learn more about the Global Jams.



Dates & location


Our venue sponsors are Shopify and Facebook:

Friday 20th @ Facebook - 661 University Avenue

Introduction, team creation & problem framing.

Saturday 21st @ TBD - 620 King St West

am: Research, ideation & concept development.
pm: Business modelling, testing and prototyping.

Sunday 22nd @ TBD - 620 King St West


am: Prototyping & create pitch of user experience, tech & business model.
pm: Presentation to the jam and panel of expert judges, followed by prizes & drinks.

Our Code of Conduct

Our Jam for Good provides a safe and comfortable environment experience for everyone, regardless of but not limited to their gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, political views and previous hackathon attendance or lack of.

Different people process information and handle relationships differently. We ask participants to listen openly to each other, being aware of those around them and including everyone in the conversations.

We have zero-tolerance for harassment, and sexual language and imagery are not appropriate in any form. Jam participants violating this will be expelled immediately from the jam without a refund.

This applies to all the participants in the Jam, regardless of their involvement. All the participants will have access to contact details of two members of the organization, so they can talk to someone anytime if they need to.



Read the story behind our code of conduct.


Ticket price


We charge for our tickets to cover some of the costs of the event. However, we want to make it possible for everyone to attend our event, so please contact us if the price is a barrier for you.



Toronto Jam for Good

Making the world better, one service at a time

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Toronto, Ontario

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