WHO WE ARE

Black Boys Code is an international organization with 11 chapters across Canada, and one in the USA (with future expansions to come).

Our Mission is to improve the future of Black youth through education in computer science and technology.

We are inspiring a generation of Black youth to take control of their future and become tomorrow’s digital creators and technological innovators. We do that by helping them develop digital literacy and computer competence—the foundation of a path towards a career in technology.

Our Vision is for Black youth to identify the skills and talents they possess so that they can realize their full potential, preparing them for success as tomorrow’s technology leaders and innovators.

We give Black youth the training and tools to create their own futures and thrive in the innovation economy.

Black Boys Code chapter locations

Canada

Ontario: Brampton, Hamilton, London, Ottawa, Toronto, Windsor
British Columbia: Vancouver
Alberta: Calgary, Edmonton
Nova Scotia: Halifax
Quebec: Montreal

USA

Atlanta: Georgia

WHY WE MATTER

There is a real diversity gap in the computer sciences and other related fields. Our workshops expose Black boys to Black male industry role models —living proof that success can be the norm rather than the exception. We show them that success in the computer and technology fields is a real and attainable option.

Our educational program of inclusiveness, encouragement, and empowerment inspires Black boys to dive head first into technology.

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OUR IMPACT

We empower young Black youth to take control of their future by providing them with crucial training and tools to help them thrive in a digital world. Our vision is for Black youth to identify the skills and talents they possess so that they can realize their full potential.

Our exposure workshops, hackathons, after school programs, and summer tech camps are inclusive educational spaces that inspire our boys to be tomorrow’s leaders.