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Apple Partners With HBCUs to Offer Black Students and Communities Coding and Creativity Opportunities

Apple is extending its Community Education Initiative to include more Historically Black Colleges and Universities, the tech giant announced in a press release. Central State University, Dillard University, Morehouse College, Prairie View A&M University, and Southern University are among the schools added to the growing roster of the newest technology hubs—designed to bring coding, creativity, and workforce development opportunities to thousands of students and adult learners of all ages using Everyone Can Code and Everyone Can Create curricula. Apple’s Community Education Initiative launched last year to offer Black and Brown students and underrepresented communities a pathway to high-paying jobs in an industry severely lacking diversity . By summer’s end, Apple expects to double the number of HBCU partners to serve an even broader community beyond campuses, including local K-12 schools, community partners, local government, and other community stakeholders. “Apple is committed to...

Jul 16, 2020