A partnership funded by nearly $4M from the White House and U.S. Dept of Labor’s TechHire Initiative aims to connect underserved adults with software development education, job opportunities


The Software Guild is partnering with LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City, Queens to provide free, high-quality software development education to at-risk youth and underserved populations. The program, known as TechIMPACT, is funded by a $3.9 million grant awarded to LaGuardia by the White House and US Department of Labor‘s TechHire Initiative.

The Software Guild and select additional tech training providers will provide accelerated education for more than 300 low-income New Yorkers (ages...

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