Black Girls CODE’s Memphis Chapter hosted its first workshop of the year, Build a Webpage in a Day, on February 22. Thanks to a generous grant from the Memphis Chapter of the Society of Information Management received by Memphis Public Library, the workshop was free of charge!
Our New York Chapter hosted a Build a Webpage in a Day workshop on March 22, which introduced girls to HTML, CSS, and basic web structure.
We hosted our first ever workshop in Dallas, Build a Webpage in a Day, on April 19. Over 80 girls attended!
We hosted our first Mobile App Development workshop in Miami on May 31. Girls used AppInventor to create mobile apps using drag-and-drop programming blocks.
With our partners Hopeline Verizon and Break the Cycle, we hosted two loveisrespect hackathons in Oakland and New York on the same weekend, June 7 and June 8, on opposite coasts! Girls worked in teams with experienced mentors to design, build, and showcase apps that foster healthy relationships.
We hosted our last loveisrespect hackathon of the summer in partnership with Verizon Hopeline and Break the Cycle in New Orleans, LA on July 2 and July 3.