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DESIGNED FOR THE COMMUNITY

 
 

GOALS

 
 

 1

Build an inclusive model for the tech sector by directly training and connecting
New York City residents to established and start-up technology companies


 2 

Prepare public school students, teachers, immigrants, and other populations
underrepresented in tech for jobs in the industry


 3 

Strengthen emerging start-ups by offering a new, flexible model for
the 21st-century workplace


 

CIVIC HALL BENEFITS

 
 

OVERVIEW

A community and collaborative work and event center connecting people and organizations with opportunities to work together to advance the use of technology for the public good. Over 1,000 individual members and 150 organizational members. Over 60,000 people have attended events at Civic Hall since its opening. 


Key organizational members and supporters include:

Ford Foundation, Robin Hood Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, New York Public Library, Mayor's Office
of Innovation, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer's Office, CSNYC, and many others.

 

 
 

ENGAGING
COMMUNITY

 

Public interest events including roundtables, hackathons and seminars such as a recent series of free digital strategy workshops for non-profits attended by organizations including Loisaida Center, Museum of Chinese in the Americas,
the Chinese-American Planning Council, the Union Square Partnership, Immigrant Social Services and many others. 
A scholarship program for membershipto Civic Hall for community members in need and facing barriers.

Technology support programs for non-profit organizations such as:

the DeltaNYC pro-bono tech program, whose recent participants include: Help USA, Neighborhood Housing Services
of NYC, Vera Institute of Justice, Exhalt Youth, Nonprofit Coordinating Committee, The Fortune Society, and Immigration Equality.

 

Organizations participating will share curriculum, teachers, resources, and data to support each other and the
larger New York City workforce development community. Partners in the project provide low- or no-cost training
to underserved communities.

Partners include:

Per Scholas, Fedcap, Code to Work, CSNYC, CUNY, General Assembly, Mouse, Access Code, and others.

DIGITAL SKILLS
TRAINING CENTER

 

Flexible event space for up to 250. Will be used for a variety of events associated witH Civic Hall's general activities.
Event space will be made available at low or no cost to non-profits and the local community a minimum of 32 times
per year.

Recent and upcoming examples of events include:

Girls for Gender Equity Teach-In, Mayor's Office of Workforce Development Internship Info Session, FWD.us
I Stand With Immigrants Advocacy Workshop, The Ripple's How To Be An Ally To Black Women, AppNexus Women's
Leadership Forum, and the Black Girls Code Hackathon.

EVENT SPACE

 

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