Certified Black Boys Initiative
Tailored for high school students grades 9-11, the Certified Black Boys Initiative is where future tech professionals begin their journey. In this program, you'll:
- Learn and Certify: Master key IT and tech skills through industry-standard certification courses.
- Apply Knowledge: Apply your learning in real-world scenarios and tech projects.
- Career Readiness: Prepare for the tech workforce with essential skills and certifications.
- Network and Grow: Connect with tech professionals and mentors for guidance and inspiration.
Start your path to becoming a certified tech professional today!
Youth Tech Entrepreneurs Program
Designed for 6th to 8th graders, our Youth Tech Entrepreneurs Program is where young minds turn tech dreams into reality. In this program, you'll:
- Ideate: Spark creativity to solve real-world problems with tech.
- Design & Build: Create actual tech products from your ideas.
- Learn Entrepreneurship: Gain skills to start and run your own tech company.
- Pitch Like a Pro: Showcase your innovation in a shark tank-style competition.
Embark on a journey of tech innovation and business mastery!
Even if you don't have a young person to enroll in our programs, you can still play a crucial role in our mission. Your support helps us continue to provide transformative educational experiences and open doors of opportunity for young Black males in STEM. Every contribution, big or small, makes a significant difference.
We see a future where we:
- Activate 100,000 Black boys by 2030 in Tech/STEM
- Build a network of 10,000 tech coaches and mentors
- Engage 1,000 companies to commit to seeding youth tech programs, and hiring and developing diverse talent