Applicants must be formerly incarcerated individuals. Participants are expected to have a base level of proficiency and a significant level of comfort navigating basic computer tasks for admission to the program, but no prior programming experience is necessary.
Justice Through Code (JTC) is a free coding intensive that provides opportunities for formerly incarcerated individuals to begin to grow and develop into the technology leaders of tomorrow. JTC aims to equip participants with the requisite skills to embark on a sustainable career in the tech industry through a semester-long coding intensive that includes interpersonal skills training and networking opportunities. Classes meet between 3-4 nights per week during the Fall 2021 semester through in-person or remote learning. The program is jointly offered by the Center for Justice and the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise at Columbia University.
Please visit the posting webpage for complete application requirements and to learn more about informational sessions. Please contact [email protected] with any questions.