The art challenges the technology, and the technology inspires the art.
John Lasseter

Hack the Hood Connects Bay Area Youth With Tech Opportunities

Hack the Hood Connects Bay Area Youth With Tech Opportunities

Jun 18, 2017-- Growing up in East Oakland, California, Zakiya Harris straddled two different worlds: one predominantly black and the other affluent. Now, she's connecting those worlds through Hack the Hood, a nonprofit that introduces people of color to tech careers. Since 2014, the program has attracted more than 200 young minorities from local, low-income neighborhoods to learn skills such as website design, coding, social media promotion, project management, public speaking and more. The 16-25-year-olds use their skills to help out small businesses. Hack the Hood was part of the 2016 AllStars program that celebrates social entrepreneurs who power solutions with innovative technology. (3792 reads)


Read Full Story
What's your reaction? inspiring fascinating courageous hopeful
Take ActionWhat is one thing you can do this week to help develop the future generations' skill sets?



Quote Bulletin


Whatever you do, make it an offering to me.
-Bhagavad Gita-

Search by keyword: Happiness, Wisdom, Work, Science, Technology, Meditation, Joy, Love, Success, Education, Relationships, Life
Contribute To      
Upcoming Stories      

Subscribe to DailyGood

We've sent daily emails for over 16 years, without any ads. Join a community of 245,170 by entering your email below.

  • Email:
Subscribe Unsubscribe?


Trending DailyGoods May 8: Breathing into Balance (7,776 reads) Apr 15: A Rite of Passage for Late Life (3,960 reads) May 3: Becoming a Blessing (3,792 reads) Apr 28: 10 Sharing-Focused Books to Read this Spring (4,836 reads) Apr 14: Quiet Spirituality (5,983 reads)

More ...