HSITAG’s final member meeting of 2021 in Washington D.C. included a hands on volunteer activity through the #HSITAGgivesback campaign. The Charitable Giving committee organized the filling of 200 individual boxes with personal care items for a local D.C. nonprofit, So Others Might Eat (SOME), to distribute and share with those experiencing homelessness.
In 2021, HSITAG’s Charitable Giving Committee successfully launched a 6-month coaching program through #HSITAGgivesback to provide college student participants with key IT industry insights, knowledge and tools. The coaching program, in collaboration with a couple of Girls Who Code college chapters, provided participants with career development tools, knowledge, skill building, networking tips and leadership advice to help address the gender and diversity gap for those entering the IT job market.
Each year, HSITAG participates in charitable giving campaigns to raise awareness and contribute to various social causes that impact health and human services programs and initiatives. HSITAG recently focused on mental health awareness as part of #HSITAGGivesBack.
The Human Services IT Advisory Group (HSITAG) has a proud history of giving back to the community and supporting worthy causes, such as helping those in need and bringing more diversity to the technology industry.