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Inspire the Next Generation of Diverse Technology Leaders.

C/I exists to cultivate the potential of America’s underserved youth by narrowing the technical skills gap in our economies and the opportunity gap in our communities.

Our Programs

  • Code / Interactive

    Students learn programming fundamentals in school through a project-based curriculum in HTML, CSS, and Javascript.

  • Camp / Interactive

    Students attend hackathons and incubators outside of school to apply their skills by building tech products with professional mentors.

  • Career / Interactive

    Students apply for paid summer internships at top tech startups to prepare for their future careers in the industry.

Notable Press

  • “More than 2,000 underserved New York City high school students have participated in C/I’s merit-based classroom, camp and career programs since its start in 2001.”

    - - The Wall Street Journal
  • “When Lisandro Melendez and his teammates from Code/Interactive were tasked with coming up with an app that would help members of their Bronx community, one word instantly came to mind: safety.”

    - - Metro
  • “So many students don’t have access to tech, but when they get it great things can happen. One C/I student, Shemar Dacosta, just recently presented his hackathon-winning app, Voices, to President Obama.”

    - - USA Today
CampInteractive changes student's life trajectories by introducing them to incredible opportunities in the tech world. Our students are so eager to get involved and to give back to their neighborhoods in the process.

Tom O'Connell, C/I Program Director