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Opening tech workER pipelines with iT-Ready 
Sue Wallace, executive director, Minnesota, Creating IT Futures, chats with Erick Garcia Luna, senior policy aide of economic development, Minneapolis Mayor’s Office, before the IT-Ready Employer Breakfast.
Bridging the Trust Gap

Unique Internship Model Allows Employers to Offer Students Useful Work Experiences


AMIkids is Building “IT Pride” in Students Who Need It Most
Healing the Wounds of War
Forging Greater Access to Tech Careers in Minnesota
HealthPartners Receives Polaris Award
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Now through Giving Tuesday (December 1), CompTIA will match all donations to IT-Ready, dollar for dollar, up to $25,000. IT-Ready teaches bright, motivated, low-income individuals the skills needed to create IT careers. Veterans, downsized manufacturing workers, and former retail workers are just a few of the types of students IT-Ready serves. Join us in helping these deserving Americans create sustainable careers in IT.

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Seth Reichelson, an Advanced Placement (AP) computer science teacher in Orlando, Florida, shares how he’s grown his classes to more than 200 students, one of the largest high school AP computer science programs in the country.

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A summer job for many teens means life-guarding, baby-sitting, or manning the counter at a fast food restaurant. But for an ambitious group of Memphis high school students and graduates, a summer job can jump-start a lifelong career.

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The CIO for CompTIA encourages IT job seekers to add curiosity and a willingness to learn to their skills sets.

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The Creating IT Futures Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charity, was established in 1998 by CompTIA, the global IT industry association, as a way to help people improve their lives through IT careers.
We help populations that are under-represented in IT and individuals who are lacking in opportunity to prepare for, secure and be successful in IT careers.
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