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i.c. stars

To education inner-city, minority, and disadvantaged young adults on computers and computer technology.

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i.c.stars was established to create economic opportunity for underserved communities by bridging disconnected young adults with the high growth tech sector. Participants learn by doing; they build web applications to solve client challenges - with coding, business, and leadership instruction.

i.c.stars creates a multiplier effect - alumni hire, form businesses and volunteer. i.c.stars’ approach is supported by nearly 20 years of data: Our average initial placement rate is 90 percent, earnings increase is approximately 300 percent, industry retention is 80 percent at 12 months.

 

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):

  • 10. Reduced inequalities
  • 4. Quality education
  • 8. Decent work and economic growth

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