At We Can Code IT we pride ourselves on championing social equity through technology. It is our duty to students to eradicate any mountains which they may have to climb to graduate and/or maximize their learning from our bootcamp. One of these major obstacles is technology, which could have the potential to holistically change the student experience here. Students may not be able to control the technology accessible to them, but we can. So, it’s time to level the playing field...EVERY We Can Code IT student in our fall cohort (starting on September 8th) will be provided with free laptops and [...]
The Downtown Cleveland Alliance invited our founder, Mel McGee, to speak on a panel discussing diversity and inclusion best practices. As an organization whose mission is "championing social equity through technology," we strive to be an example for others.
Bootcamp Graduate Volunteers His Coding Skills to Help Combat COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has left lasting impacts on many communities and individuals. However, as a result, people are rallying together and finding creative solutions to unfortunate circumstances. Among those, are We Can Code IT Columbus graduate Anthony DeMeglio and the Can’t Stop Columbus organization. DeMeglio volunteered his coding skills to the organization in order to create projects that aid in relief during COVID-19. Together he and other volunteers have made promising efforts in their projects to move forward the mission of Can’t Stop Columbus. […]
We Can Code IT, in solidarity with those who have had their jobs affected by the current state of emergency, has added $2,000 in grants and scholarships for displaced workers.
The times we are in cause us to come together more than ever before! In order to help everyone upskill under these uncertain times, we are providing the community free basic web development skill-building online modules.
Unsatisfied with her previous work experience, the recommendation of an associate would lead her to seek a start in software development at We Can Code IT. With support from Mayor Frank G. Jackon's Neighborhood Transformation Initiative, Angel was able to fund half of her tuition cost through their grant. The risk she took would prove to pay off as just months after graduating Angel would achieve her goal in landing a full-time software development position at Progressive.
Coding bootcamp graduate, Brian Bross was seeking a career change that would provide him with the opportunity to spend more time with his family. He had secured a degree in culinary arts but was tired of spending nights and holidays away from his two young girls. With the encouragement of a good friend and after hearing rave reviews about our program he had decided to give We Can Code IT a shot.
Since a teenager bootcamp graduate Nick Hergatt had a gift for IT and computers, though life had somehow gotten in the way of him pursuing a career. After listening to suggestions from family and he friends he decided to give We Can Code IT a try. "We Can Code IT works miracles with people."
Former student, Isaac Canonico had worked several different jobs in many different industries, yet still couldn't find his niche. After using his initiative to seek out the right career path for himself, Issac made the decision to take a risk in software development and he chose We Can Code IT as a starting point.