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Inspire the Next Generation of Diverse Technology Leaders.

C/I is a nonprofit that cultivates 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

  • SCHOOL PARTNERSHIPS

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

  • STUDENT EVENTS

    Students build products at hackathons and office tours to apply tech skills with professional mentors.

  • SUMMER PROGRAMS

    Students apply for summer opportunities 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
Every person at C/I- the adults, the children- are like my brothers and sisters.

Poche Wilson, C/I Student & Young Entrepreneur