MEDIA RELEASE: Canada Learning Code – Windsor Chapter
WINDSOR, ON., March 31, 2021 (updated April 3, 2021) – Canada Learning Code — a national charity offering beginner-friendly computer science education — is proud to announce the launch of their newest Program in Windsor with a computer science workshop for racialized girls.
What makes this special? The Windsor Chapter is launching their Girls Learning Code program for specifically Black and other racialized youth. They are going to run the program regularly and build the skills of the youth in the program.
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When is the first workshop?
Sat, April 3, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
What will happen at the first workshop?
Over a dozen learners and local volunteers will come together to learn and teach a new skill: using Scratch, a block-based coding language, to build a fun game! Throughout the workshop, learners will receive instruction from a volunteer instructor, as well as support from volunteer mentors on how to create their game and customize it to make it their own. REGISTER HERE
About Canada Learning Code
Canada Learning Code is Canada’s leading national charity championing computer science education. Canada Learning Code is proud to work from coast-to-coast-to-coast to make sure that everyone in Canada has access to the knowledge they need to prosper in our digital world. Originally founded as Ladies Learning Code in 2011, the organization has evolved to run programming for adults, youth and educators through our Ladies, Girls, Kids, Teens and Teachers Learning Code programs. Today, Canada Learning Code operates in over 250 communities across the country, driving impact through program design and delivery, strategic industry and public partnerships, research and advocacy. To date, the organization has had over 600,000 learners attend an in-person or live online experience.