WHO WE ARE

At Black Boys Code we are inspiring a generation of young Black men to become creators and innovators.

Black Boys Code is committed to helping these young men to build their computer technology competency and skills. We are providing boys across Canada with a grounding in digital literacy and an educational path towards a career in technology.

Through exposure to Black male industry role models, mentorship, and intensive training in the field of computer science, we are helping them become technological innovators capable of creating their own futures.

Our leaders and volunteers are accomplished, successful black males who help boys see their own potential and demonstrate that success can be the norm rather than the exception.

WHY WE MATTER

The diversity gap in computer sciences careers is real. Some young boys of colour simply don’t see the educational career paths that lead to computer and technology careers as accessible or realistic. We are working to change that view.

Black boys need to see themselves in the careers and opportunities available to them. Through a program of inclusiveness based on encouragement, education and empowerment – led by men and women of colour, we are inspiring them to dive head first into technology.

Black boys need to see themselves in the careers and opportunities available to them. Through a program of inclusiveness based on encouragement, education and empowerment – led by men and women of colour, we are inspiring them to dive head first into technology.

At Black Boys Code we aren’t just teaching kids to code – we are teaching critical problem solving & planning skills in an environment that fosters communication and collaboration. We are helping Black boys move from participants to leaders.

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WHAT WE HAVE ACHIEVED

We are having a direct impact on the young boys we reach through our exposure workshops, hackathons, after school programs and summer tech camps.

Black boys need to see themselves in the careers and opportunities available to them. Through a program of inclusiveness based on encouragement, education and empowerment – led by men and women of colour, we are inspiring them to dive head first into technology.

Black boys need to see themselves in the careers and opportunities available to them. Through a program of inclusiveness based on encouragement, education and empowerment – led by men and women of colour, we are inspiring them to dive head first into technology.

At Black Boys Code we aren’t just teaching kids to code – we are teaching critical problem solving & planning skills in an environment that fosters communication and collaboration. We are helping Black boys move from participants to leaders.