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Join the Largest Hour of Code in Chicago at BLUE1647

It is Computer Science Education Week from 12/08-12/14/14 around the country. In Chicago,  BLUE1647 the entrepreneurship and technology innovation center will host the largest “Hour of Code” session in town.

Located in Pilsen, BLUE1647 was listed in the first City of Chicago Technology Plan. The CEO of BLUE1647, Emile Cambry, Jr. sits on the Mayor’s Council for Technology Diversity and our program, the 21st Century Youth Project, is an Edison Award-Winning program for teaching youth mobile and web app development, as well as hardware and 3D printing.

Here’s a brief report on us on CNN and a few of our anchor tenant members on CBS. We’ve garnered corporate support from several partners including Caerus Investment Partners, and Kirkland & Ellis.

Take a look at hosted events, the National Day of Civic Hacking in partnership with the White House. Here’s former CTO of the City of Chicago, John Tolva, mentioning us at the City Club of Chicago press conference and our Flickr feed for photos. Be sure to click here to subscribe to our newsletter so you don’t miss out on free updates only two times a month.



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