I've been toying with the idea of creating some kind of a dev community that only wants to apply their skills to socially impactful, "good" or hippie projects. A place where programmers with shared values of improving the world around them could meet, join together into workgroups, explore ideas, etc.
I personally find it difficult to know where to direct my energy whenever I decide to leave my previous job/project and would benefit a lot from having a network that I know focuses on things that I care about. I could then reach out and easily find opportunities based on the trust developed in that community.
Do you know of any initiatives like that? Would you want to be a part of it?
// forgive the creepy cover image -> that's what google thinks a hippie techie looks like