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Our Concept:

i3 Detroit aims to create a collaborative environment for people to explore the balance between technology, art and culture. We feel the best way to create this environment is to bring like mind people together that share a common passion for technology, art and culture.

The community will be run by it’s members through voting. All founding members will work together to create a set of by-laws that all members and non-members will be required to follow. The goal is to provide a safe and fun community environment.

We hope to become a community resource by hosting various classes including but not limited to electronics, programming, crafts, Photography, cooking and all other skills that members or others are willing to share. We want to create an environment that promotes learning in a fun non-traditional format.

As the collective grows we hope to build relationships with other Hacker Spaces that are willing to collaborate on projects and classes.

What does i3 stand for: Imagine, Innovate & Inspire

How will we finance the project:

We plan on being able to finance the project through Membership fees, Sponsorships, Fundraisers and Donations. All proceeds will go towards renting a space for collaboration, Tools, Parts and space renovations. All financial decisions will be voted on by it’s Members.


   * Build and maintain physical spaces suitable for technical, art and social collaboration.
   * Collaborate on all forms of technology, art and culture in new and interesting ways.
   * Apply the results of its work to specific cultural, charitable and scientific causes.
   * Freely share its research and discoveries, using what is learned to teach others.
   * Recruit and develop talented members dedicated to these purposes.

i3 Detroit aims to be a 501c3 organization which will allow us to receive donations to assist us in meeting our purposes.

Point four of our Mission Statement says that i3 Detroit will Freely share its research and discoveries, using what is learned to teach others.

In general, our licensing policy guarantees this mission point as well as ensuring that i3 Detroit remains compliant with the spirit and letter of the law for 501(c)(3) exempt non-profit organizations.

Our licensing policy is considered a part of our policy because the emphasis of the policy is to encourage global collaboration.

Our Inspirations:

i3 Detroit has been inspired by the many Hacker Spaces that have been created through out the globe such as Noisebridge, NYC Resistor, Cowtown Computer Congress and Psone.

Some or All of information found in this site has been modified and borrowed from HacDC & TCOH.

All contributions and content produced by i3 Detroit are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License

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