About Hack the Hood
Hack the Hood is an award-winning non-profit that introduces under-resourced youth of color to careers in tech by hiring and training them to build websites for real small businesses in their own communities. During 6-week "Bootcamps," young people gain valuable hands-on experience, build a portfolio, and learn about opportunities in the tech industry, as well as building critical technical, leadership, entrepreneurship, and life skills with mentorship from staff and tech professionals working in the field.
Hack the Hood Bootcamp
In this 6-week full-time immersive experience youth get training in web design and development, professionalism, and career exploration while developing their portfolio by building websites for actual small businesses in their community.
In this year-round program, youth build toward their educational and career goals while getting inspiration and support through events, field trips, workshops, coaching, case management, mentoring, and more.