Community Partners

Youth Code Jam

Nonprofit

How Youth Code Jam impacts San Antonio's shared Community Vision

Youth Code Jam gets kids excited about computer science, builds their confidence in their skills and inspires them to imagine themselves in the tech-driven jobs of the future. With a focus on reaching those under-represented in the industry, Youth Code Jam has specific outreach programs for girls, students of color, low income students and neurodiverse students. Through afterschool coding clubs, family engagement events, summer camps and teacher training, Youth Code Jam nurtures a diverse and local talent pool ready for tomorrow’s workforce. Youth Code Jam has trained over 700 teachers and engaged more than 20,000 young people in 27 Texas cities.

Community Results Impacted

Systemic Inequities Impacted

  • Education (College Access and College Completion)
  • Small Business and Nonprofit Support

Youth Code Jam serves:

  • Geographic Area
    State-wide: Including Bexar County and/or City of San Antonio
  • City Council District
    All 10 City Council Districts
  • Demographic Focus
    Race/Ethnicity
    Gender Identity
    Age
    Zipcode

Economic Impact:

$400,000 in revenue

Fiscal Year 2020

Coalitions and Collaborations:

  • Excel Beyond the Bell
  • The Nonprofit Council