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8 Tech Related Non Profits Focused on Black Youth

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In this digital age, the importance of having tech related training and skills cannot be stressed enough. These amazing organizations are training and grooming the tech savvy leaders of tomorrow.

Tech Related Non Profits For Black Youth

Code2040 is a nonprofit organization that creates pathways to educational, professional, and entrepreneurial success in technology for underrepresented minorities with a specific focus on Blacks and Latino/as. Co-Founders: Laura Weidman Powers and Tristan Walker

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Gameheads is an organization that trains low-income and first-generation students ages 15–24 in video game design and development to prepare them for careers in the entertainment and tech industries. Co-founder: Damon Packwood

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Black Girls Code is a not-for-profit organization that focuses on providing technology education to African-American girls ages 7–17. Founder: Kimberly Bryant 

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Coded by Kids is committed to providing free tech education, tech industry exposure and career mentorship to children who lack access to these opportunities. Founder: Sylvester Mobley

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Telegraph Academy is a wearable computing learning platform that makes computer programming accessible and fun for young learners. C0Founder: Albrey Brown

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#YesWeCode is a national initiative to help young women and men find success in the tech sector. Founder: Van Jones

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Qeyno Labs is an inclusive innovation company committed to transforming children’s lives, their families, and community through the magic of play, empathy, and discovery. Founder: Kalimah Priforce

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CodeNow is a nonprofit that encourages high school students from inner city neighborhoods to pick up coding skills. Founder: Neal Sáles-Griffin

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