You are Cordially Invited to the
Building of the New York Chapter
of Black Girls CODE
Meet and Greet
Thursday, July 25th, 2013
Help build the New York Chapter of Black Girls CODE
Allow us to re-introduce ourselves:
We are Black Girls CODE, a nonprofit organization whose mission has transformed to a global movement to give young girls of color, age 7-17, the tools to become inventors, leaders and creators of their own future in the world’s technology economy. To date we have educated and introduced computer programming to over 1,200 girls of color (Black, Latina and Native American).
Since last year's Summer of CODE 2012 campaign, Black Girls CODE have received requests from over 80 cities around the nation and in the Caribbean Islands asking us to bring our workshops to their communities. Dedicated to our mission, we are once again bootstrapping and looking for your help to join us on our mission in building the next generation of techies.
This event will support the development of our New York Chapter. We hope to see you around!
The After-School Corporation
New York, New York 10018
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Can't attend but want to support the crowdfunding campaign to help build a New York Chapter and educate 2,000 girls around the nation? Donate Now!
We are currently accepting corporate, media, and community event sponsors.
About Summer of CODE
Black Girls CODE’s Summer of CODE campaign was created as vehicle to bridge the digital divide and change the face of the technology industry in the United States. The campaign serves as an awareness program to future Black Girls CODE's workshops taking place in cities all over the country. Black Girls CODE will travel to 10 new cities in 2013 over the span of 45 days to introduce young girls of color (Black, Latina and Native American) to computer programming and digital technology.
Cities during 2013's campaign include: Los Angeles, CA; Memphis, TN; Detroit, MI; Washington, D.C.; Pittsburgh, PA; Chicago, IL; New Orleans, LA; Denver, CO; New York, NY; Miami, FL.
I want to sign up and volunteer to build the New York Chapter of Black Girls CODE but cannot make this event, how do I get involved?
Email Community Outreach and Development Manager, Abby, at firstname.lastname@example.org (Subject - Intersted in Joining the New York Chapter of BGC).
Our mission is to increase diversity in the technology space by empowering young women of color between the ages of 7-17 to embrace the current tech marketplace as builders and creators.
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