Justice Through Code (JTC) is a coding bootcamp that will serve as a gateway for formerly incarcerated individuals to explore potential careers in the technology sector. Taught over the course of ten weeks on Columbia University’s Morningside Campus, it will cover curriculum, developed by Professor Mattan Griffel of the Columbia Graduate School of Business, which focuses on teaching the fundamentals of programming in Python, as well as providing soft skills training and networking opportunities. Python is a popular programming language used by companies like Google, Facebook, Dropbox, Instagram, and Reddit. It is a great language for beginners to learn.
The class will begin on Tuesday, February 4th and will meet Tuesdays and Fridays from 6:00 - 9:00 pm, on the Columbia University Morningside Campus. Students will be expected to participate in office hours during the program and will be required to complete at-home video lessons and coursework in order to receive a certificate of program completion.
Program Completion Certificates will be provided by the Columbia Graduate School of Business.
Requirement for Participation:
>Familiarity and comfort with basic computer skills
>An email address or phone number for contact
>Ability to attend all in class sessions