• FIGHTING INEQUITY THROUGH
    TECH AND INNOVATION EDUCATION

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4% of employed software developers in the United States are African American

WHAT WE DO

Coded by Kids provides young people between the ages of 8 and 18, from underrepresented groups with software development, digital design, computer science, and tech startup-focused entrepreneurship education programs.

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THE PROBLEM WE ARE FIGHTING TO SOLVE

There is significant social and economic inequity created when people from underrepresented groups aren’t able to participate in the tech and innovation economies.

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1% of venture capital backed startup founders are black

COMMUNITY STORIES

Coded by Kids Teach to Learn Fellow John C

John C

John was introduced to Coded by Kids when he attended a presentation by a Former CbK instructor at the Philly Tech Week Dev Conference.

Coded by Kids Web Development Lead Phil M

Phil M

While in high school Phil's team competed in the CbK Ctrl+Shift competitive coding competition. After his team won 2nd place Phil became a CbK high school intern.

Coded by Kids Senior Instructor Ashlei Perry

Ashlei P

Ashlei learned about Coded by Kids when CbK staff came to talk to her coding bootcamp class. Not long after she reached out to CbK to express interest in an instructor position.

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Upcoming events

  • 23 Oct 2019

    The Entrepreneurial Mind: Teaching Kids to Think Differently

    As a part of The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia's Roadmap for Growth Issue Forum Coded by Kids CEO, Sylvester Mobley will take part in a panel with Allan Domb - Philadelphia City Councilman, Nicodemus Madehdou - Founder & CEO of Jumpbutton Studio, Matthew Riggan - Co-Founder & Executive Director of The Workshop School, and Daniel Fitzpatrick - President, Citizens Bank Mid Atlantic, Citizens Bank. They will talk about how we can overcome our city's staggering unemployment rate by mobilizing schools and incentivizing businesses to train the next generation of our workforce.

  • 29 Oct 2019

    Coded by Kids 5th Anniversary Benefit

    Please join us at a cocktail reception as we celebrate our growth and accomplishments over the past five years. This is also your opportunity to learn what the future looks like for Coded by Kids.

  • 31 Oct 2019

    21st Annual Constance E. Clayton Lecture Series: "Hactivism: Disrupting the Racial Dehumanization of Artificial Intelligence"

    As a part of the 21st Annual Constance E. Clayton Lecture Series Coded by Kids CEO, Sylvester Mobley will speak on a panel with Mutale Nkonde and Kalimah Priforce about the future of artificial intelligence, the connection to racism, and using Hactivism to address it.