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Inspire the Next Generation of Diverse Technology Leaders.

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

Our Programs

  • Code / Interactive

    Students learn the computer science fundamentals including HTML, CSS, Javascript, Ruby, and Python.

  • Camp / Interactive

    Students attend invitation-only retreats and workshops to escape the distractions and apply their CS skills.

  • Career / Interactive

    Students apply for paid summer internships at top tech startups to prepare for their future career.

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
  • “I want communities to know the opportunity gap exists, and I want students to know the demand for jobs in technology exists and that it’s easy to acquire these skills.”

    - - New York Observer
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