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Last May, #YesWeCode Coding Corps graduates became SCRUM masters through CollabNet's Agile Development and Scrum Master training course.  "Our aim is to support non-traditional candidates in the tech sector with the skills and certifications necessary to excel in the industry," said Johnnie Williams, Apprenticeship Director at #YesWeCode. Nearly all of the first...
From Snapchat to Tumblr—our young people are naturally conversant with technology and online environments. But comfort with technology isn't enough to be prepared or get recruited for a job in Northern California. It takes a high-quality education with expectations calibrated to market demands. To date, the deck has been stacked...
Seven #YesWeCode Coding Corps members graduated from Dev Bootcamp in San Francisco after six months of intensive and immersive coding education. Coding Corps members will also receive Agile and Scrum software training from CollabNet, who recently announced their partnership with #YesWeCode. These Coding Corps members are the first to graduate from...
The #YesWeCode Coding Corps is an apprenticeship program designed to provide high-quality computer coding training to underrepresented minorities in tech. Read our interview below and learn more about what inspires our Coding Corps members to learn to code.
 "Learning to code is like learning a creative superpower,” said a guest speaker during her talk at the #YesWeCode Coding Corps orientation last December. They were speaking to a room full of twenty-somethings who are all on a journey to becoming computer programmers; learning to code, problem solve, and whiteboard...
Interested in working at a local tech startup? Join #YesWeCode at the Berkeley Startup Job Fair hosted by Localwise in partnership with the City of Berkeley’s Office of Economic Development (OED) on Jan. 28  at NextSpace in Berkeley. This job fair serves to take one of many necessary steps to...
Learning  how lines of code create mobile applications and website has never been easier. Best of all, there are many websites where you can learn for free! Check out some of our favorite free online educational platforms and tools that will help you learn to code:        ...
  “Diversity in tech is not about guilt, morality, or the word ‘should,’” said Van Jones, president and co-founder of #YesWeCode. Diverse companies are showing strong evidence of outperforming non-diverse companies, Jones explained. Diversity in tech is about the bottom line. “At this moment, we have reached a breakthrough level...

"Diversity brings so much more to the table - and by focusing outside of the usual and rewarding all sorts of people in tech - we can only make it better. #YesWeCode is doing exactly that."
- Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple

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