Social Impact

Talent is evenly distributed, opportunities are not. That’s why we make it a mission to help underserved communities gain access to life-changing digital skills and careers.

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Creating Economic Mobility

Coding Dojo CEO and Business Co-Founder Richard Wang was the first member of his family to immigrate from China to the United States, and later was the first member of his family to attend a university. At the age of 13, he taught himself English after witnessing firsthand how English literacy could create economic mobility for individuals in China. Richard similarly believes digital literacy could offer the same economic lift for those around the world and strives to create opportunities to help others transform their lives. This belief has shaped Coding Dojo’s strong commitment to creating economic mobility and increasing opportunities for disadvantaged individuals to reskill or upskill so they can participate in the digital economy.

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Richard Wang, Coding Dojo CEO and Business Co-Founder

Giving Back To Our Communities

Millions of workers are being left behind by the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Their careers are being displaced, or replaced entirely, by automation and other technology. These are what we call Digital Economy Refugees, individuals who are negatively impacted by today's tech-driven economy and have few options to upskill. This is why we exist.

Coding Dojo programs retrain workers to narrow the digital skills gap and eliminate the phenomenon of Digital Economy Refugees by empowering them to pursue meaningful careers. As a corporate citizen, we regularly launch initiatives, partnerships and scholarships designed to address the severe digital skills gap in underserved communities, increase diversity in tech, and address the digital divide.

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Retraining Refugees, Immigrants, & Asylees

We partner with Jewish Family Services, Trailhead Boise, and other organizations to empower these individuals by providing free computer programming education, mentorship, and supportive services.

Giving A Second Chance to Returning Citizens

To address the ongoing issue of recidivism, Coding Dojo is a proud partner of The Prison Scholar Fund to offer full-ride scholarships to formerly incarcerated individuals for our full-time Software Development program.

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International Opportunity

Talent around the world is yearning to gain the skills to engage with the digital economy. That’s why we’ve launched low-cost workforce development programs in partnership with governments & private organizations in countries like Kosovo, Palestine, Chile, and many more.

Tech for America

During the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, we mobilized our alumni network to support small businesses with free web development to help organizations adapt to and survive the pandemic.

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Education for Equality

We regularly provide scholarships to increase diversity within the tech industry. To date, we’ve awarded more than $13M in tuition assistance to veterans, women, people of color, and other underrepresented communities.

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If you are interested in supporting our causes or setting up a social impact program with us, please reach out to us. We are always looking for new ways to leverage our platform and provide individuals with the skills and resources to pursue life-changing career trajectories in the technology sector.

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