C/I HACKS

An innovative and unique hackathon series that provides real-world training for a new and necessary generation of tech builders and leaders from low-income communities. Students work hand in hand with professional technologists to define, design, develop, and deploy real tech products using industry-proven techniques. 

For a list of our upcoming C/I Hacks programs, visit the events page.

SUPPORT C/I HACKS

Our 2016-2017 C/I Hacks season includes events all over New York and Texas involving thousands of students & professional tech volunteers.

Sponsoring C/I Hacks, one the largest and most diverse high school hackathon series, is the best investment your company can make to ensure that the next generation of tech teachers will be there to innovate and support your company’s values and growth.

C/I Hacks Sponsors

PARTNER OUTCOMES

DIVERSITY MARKETING

Gain a presence in highly trafficked tech venues to demonstrate a commitment to the next generation of diverse tech leaders.

EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

Improve job satisfaction with involvement options for all team members, in our office visits, career panels, hackathons, and mentorships.

PUBLIC RELATIONS

Include your organization among the leaders of diversity initiatives in our press releases, branded media, and social content.

RECRUITMENT

Build a long-term diversity recruitment pipeline by supporting the high school CS programs that inspire students to choose a career in tech.

STUDENT OUTCOMES

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Students design, define, develop, and deploy their own tech products using professional strategies. 92% of students report confidence in creating web products.

MENTORSHIP

Professional tech volunteers work alongside students to model how a technology office works. 91%  of students report meeting a new professional mentor.

PUBLIC SPEAKING

Students pitch products at The White House Science Fair, Social Media Week, and Internet Week. 93% of students improve interpersonal communication skills

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

Working in teams helps students to build soft skills like interpersonal communication & problem solving. 91% of students report acquiring a new tech skill.

C/I Hacks Mentions