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This Underwater Robot Camp is Teaching Girls to Be Badass Engineers

The Tech World Is Hella White. This Free Coding School Has a Solution.

28-year-old Bronx native Jerelyn Rodriguez is using the power of coding to propel her community into the information economy. She’s the co-founder of The Knowledge House, a nonprofit that teaches cutting-edge tech skills to low-income youth, arming them with portfolios that make them competitive with grads from top colleges. “It’s not just, ‘Oh, I’m a part of a coding bootcamp and I get classes for free,'” says Rodriguez. “No, you are a part of bringing economic empowerment to your neighborhood.”Executive Producer: Michelle NashSenior Producer: Allie JaynesProducer and Editor: Danny BeardCinematography: Danny BeardEditor: Sara WassermanGraphics: Angelica Baini

The Tech World Is Hella White. This Free Coding School Has a Solution.

28-year-old Bronx native Jerelyn Rodriguez is using the power of coding to propel her community into the information economy. She’s the co-founder of The Knowledge House, a nonprofit that teaches cutting-edge tech skills to low-income youth, arming them with portfolios that make them competitive with grads from top colleges. “It’s not just, ‘Oh, I’m a part of a coding bootcamp and I get classes for free,'” says Rodriguez. “No, you are a part of bringing economic empowerment to your neighborhood.”Executive Producer: Michelle NashSenior Producer: Allie JaynesProducer and Editor: Danny BeardCinematography: Danny BeardEditor: Sara WassermanGraphics: Angelica Baini

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