Since January 1, 2018, stewardship of Hive Chicago has transitioned from Mozilla to a new local non-profit, the Chicago Learning Exchange (CLX). Please visit us at chicagolx/joinus to learn how you and your organization can join our growing community. The Hive is still the Hive.

Join the Hive Chicago Community

The Hive Chicago Community is open to anyone and everyone who is passionate about creating opportunities for teens that advance the promise of the Internet for learning. Together, through intentional collaboration, we are addressing shared challenges to achieving our goals and providing connected learning experiences anytime, anywhere.

Joining our open community is easy! Just follow these steps to get connected with Hive:

  1. Fill out the mailing list and interest form below;
  2. Join our online community forum on Slack: request an invite;
    Be more effective with Slack by following these guidelines;
  3. Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook;
  4. Join a Monthly Meetup on any third Thursday of the month;
  5. If Hive is a good fit for your organization, become a Hive Community Ally!
  6. Organizations that participate at the highest levels are eligible to become Hive Members.

Hive Members at the 2013 Mozilla Festival, London


Hive Chicago Community Mailing List & Interest Form

As of January 1, 2018, Hive Chicago is transitioning from Mozilla to become a program of a new local non-profit, the Chicago Learning Exchange (CLX). The Hive is still the Hive. Read more here. As Hive Chicago transitions out of Mozilla, your personal subscription information will not be transferred to the new organization.  Individual subscribers to the Hive mailing list who joined before December 27, 2017, will need to re-subscribe via the new form below. Please be aware that the information you submit here will be shared with the Chicago Learning Exchange as well as the Chicago Community Trust, which will be the interim home for Hive Chicago until it ultimately moves to Chicago Learning Exchange.


Upcoming Hive Community Convenings

Date Convening Time Location
May 17, 2018 Meetup, RSVP 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM HWLC Multipurpose Room
June 21, 2018 Un-Meetup, RSVP 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Sweet Water Foundation, Un-Meetup on the Road
Jul 19, 2018 Meetup, RSVP 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM HWLC Multipurpose Room
Aug 16, 2018 Meetup, RSVP 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM HWLC Multipurpose Room
Sep 20, 2018 Meetup, RSVP 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM YMCA of Metro Chicago, Meetup on the Road
Oct 18, 2018 Meetup, RSVP 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM HWLC Multipurpose Room
Nov 15, 2018 Meetup, RSVP 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM HWLC Multipurpose Room