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Media & Press

We love capturing and showcasing the work of our brilliant students! Check out the photos, videos and articles below to learn more about what we do and the students who make our organization thrive. If you are a member of the press and have a request, please email info@codedbykids.com for more information.

Videos

Brotherly Love: Nonprofit Teaching Kids Coding

Check out this video highlighting on our CommonSpace program at Marian Anderson Rec Center. Credit: CBS3 Philly.

Ctrl+Shift 2018

Two participants from the 2018 Ctrl+Shift coding competition talk about their website and what it was like to compete.

What is Coded by Kids?

Learn about Coded by Kids and the work we are doing to develop the next generation of tech leaders.

Lessons in Leadership: Sylvester Mobley

Our CEO, Sylvester Mobley, talks about the importance of providing tech education at an early age in underserved communities.

Photos

We have lots of great photos of our students and staff in action on our social media channels!
Visit our profiles (@codedbykids) on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for approved images. Please contact CBK staff for publication requests at info@codedbykids.com.

News

Backed by $250K, Coded by Kids will reach 120 kids per week at two rec centers

A three-year, $250,000 “funding commitment” from the Kopelman Foundation — cofounded by First Round Capital founder Josh Kopelman —will let Coded by Kids, the Philly-based nonprofit working on tech education for underrepresented groups in tech, expand its coding education programs at two Philly rec centers.

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These 12 Technologists of Color Could Steer the Future of Philly Tech
https://technical.ly/philly/2018/08/30/philadelphia-technologists-of-color

Coded by Kids Expands to Wilmington
https://delawarebusinessnow.com/2018/03/coded-kids-expands-wilmington

Coded by Kids Celebrates Wilmington Launch at Kingswood Community Center
https://technical.ly/delaware/2018/02/27/coded-kids-celebrates-wilmington-launch-kingswood-community-center

Catch Coded by Kids COO Maggie Deptola in a National LinkedIn Campaign
https://generocity.org/philly/2018/01/10/coded-by-kids-maggie-deptola-linkedin-campaign

Coded by Kids’ Inspires Wilmington Students to Explore Tech Dreams
https://townsquaredelaware.com/2018/03/19/coded-by-kids-inspires-wilmington-students-to-explore-tech-dreams

Coded by Kids Partners with STEMchain to Accept STEM Coin
https://medium.com/stemchain/coded-by-kids-partners-with-stemchain-to-accept-stem-coin-6da303ac8dd3

Uber Initiative to Support Coding Program in Delaware
https://www.apnews.com/100138dd479a480583f0e047726ba2e7

Coded by Kids Aims to Create a Generation of Tech Leaders
http://ucreview.com/coded-by-kids-aims-to-create-a-generation-of-tech-leaders-p7933-87.htm

Uber Expands Tech Education Program to Wilmington
http://www.delawarebusinesstimes.com/uber-expands-tech-education-program-to-wilmington

Being a Good Corporate Citizen Can Also be Good for Business
https://technical.ly/philly/2018/03/08/stakeholder-meeting-network-2018-corporate-citizenship-philly

Meet Fermata, the Winning Project from Philly’s First High-School Coding Competition
https://technical.ly/philly/2018/07/02/coded-by-kids-coding-competition-palumbo-high-school

WATCH: Philly School Kids Built These Legit Websites
https://www.phillymag.com/business/2017/10/25/coded-by-kids-tech-philadelphia-students

‘Uncomfortable Conversations’ Are Needed to Build Up a Diverse Tech Talent Pipeline
https://generocity.org/philly/2017/08/25/uncomfortable-conversations-techology-talent-pipeline-coded-by-kids/

8-80 Coding: Supporting Tech For All Ages in Philadelphia
https://www.uber.com/newsroom/8-80-coding

GameChangers: Sylvester Mobley, Bringing Tech to the Inner City
https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2017/02/22/gamechangers-sylvester-mobley-bringing-tech-to-the-inner-city

How These Philly High School Students Impressed Stitch CEO Jake Stein
https://technical.ly/philly/2017/03/29/diamond-challenge-jake-stein/

Coded by Kids Says Your $20 Can Bring Coding Education to 20 Philly Schools
https://technical.ly/philly/2017/10/02/coded-kids-says-20-can-bring-coding-education-20-philly-schools

Coded by Kids is Coming to Wilmington
https://technical.ly/delaware/2017/10/11/coded-by-kids-wilmington

Uber’s New 8-80 Coding Program Backs Coded by Kids, TechGirlz and The ITEM
https://technical.ly/philly/2017/10/30/uber-880-coding-program-techgirlz-coded-by-kids-the-item

Coded by Kids Wants to Teach Even More Students How to Code
https://www.phillymag.com/business/2016/10/04/coded-by-kids-indiegogo

Cecil B. Moore Recreation Center Receives Kids Coding Grant
https://temple-news.com/center-gets-grant-kids-coding

Coded by Kids Launches Teaching Fellowship
http://aldianews.com/articles/media-technology/coded-kids-launches-teaching-fellowship/43605

AT&T Support Will Help Coded by Kids Triple Number of Students Served
https://engage.att.com/pennsylvania/blog/?PostId=3267

Philly Program Teaches Kids to Code in Hopes of Bringing Diversity to Future of Tech
https://whyy.org/articles/philly-program-teaches-kids-to-code-in-hopes-of-bringing-diversity-to-future-of-tech

Connecting Young Minds Through Coding
https://whyy.org/articles/philly-program-teaches-kids-to-code-in-hopes-of-bringing-diversity-to-future-of-tech

Here’s a New Program Where Devs Can Inspire Philly Kids to Code
https://technical.ly/philly/2016/06/28/coded-kids-teaching-fellowship

Coded by Kids Just Turned 3
https://technical.ly/philly/2016/09/30/coded-kids-three-years-old-founder-sylvester-mobley-learn

Coded by Kids Launched a Crowdfunding Campaign to Expand Its Reach
https://technical.ly/philly/2016/10/04/coded-by-kids-campaign-50k

Coded by Kids Raised $25K — with a Little Help from its Tech Friends
https://technical.ly/philly/2016/11/10/coded-by-kids-crowdfunding

Coded by Kids is Hosting Philly Tech Week Events at Rec Centers in Underserved Neighborhoods
https://technical.ly/philly/2016/04/12/coded-by-kids-rec-centers-philly-tech-week

Meet the Disruptor: Sylvester Mobley
https://thephiladelphiacitizen.org/meet-the-disruptor-sylvester-mobley-coded-by-kids

This Friday: Coded by Kids Fundraiser
http://www.geekadelphia.com/2015/02/16/this-friday-coded-by-kids-fundraiser

The Philadelphia-based Nonprofit Coded by Kids Has Evolved to Help People of All Ages
http://philadelphialifemag.com/articles/?articleid=1328

Who’s Next in Science, Technology, Engineering & Math: Meet 12 Young Philly Leaders
https://billypenn.com/2015/12/21/whos-next-in-science-tech-engineering-math-meet-12-young-philly-leaders

Inside Philadelphia’s Dev Boot Camp for Low-Income Adults
https://technical.ly/philly/2015/10/02/coded-by-u-sylvester-mobley

DreamIt Ventures Launches an Internship Program with Coded by Kids
https://technical.ly/philly/2015/02/04/dreamit-ventures-coded-by-kids-internship-startup-roundup/

The City is Funding a Dev Bootcamp for Low-Income Adults
https://technical.ly/philly/2015/05/07/city-dev-bootcamp-sylvester-mobley

Dev Program ‘Coded by Kids’ Expands to Martin Luther King High School
https://technical.ly/philly/2014/10/13/youth-web-dev-program-coded-kids-mlk-high-school

Coded by Kids: Free Weekly Web Dev Program for Youth by Iraq War Veteran
https://technical.ly/philly/2014/03/18/coded-kids-sylvester-mobley

Dev Program ‘Coded by Kids’ Expands to Martin Luther King High School
https://technical.ly/philly/2014/10/13/youth-web-dev-program-coded-kids-mlk-high-school

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