TechHire LA Spotlight: Shereika B.

Spotlight is a space where we highlight our TechHire participants and their interests. If you would like to learn more about hiring TechHire graduates or becoming a TechHire student contact us at TechHireLA.

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Meet Shereika, a U.S. Army veteran, originally from St. Catherine, Jamaica.

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TechHireLA Spotlight: Jerilyn P.

Spotlight is a space where we highlight our TechHire participants and their interests. If you would like to learn more about hiring TechHire graduates or becoming a TechHire student contact us at TechHireLA.

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Meet Jerilyn, a well-rounded coder and professional actress with a passion for swing dancing and the beach.

 

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TechHireLA Spotlight: Ruby R.

Spotlight is a space where we highlight our TechHire participants and their interests. If you would like to learn more about hiring TechHire graduates or becoming a TechHire student contact us at TechHireLA.

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Meet Ruby! She is a tree-hugging coder who is passionate about design and the environment. When she’s not enjoying the outdoors, she’s deciphering endless lines of code! Ruby believes in not only taking care of mother Earth but also oneself.

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TechHireLA at Two Bit Circus

 

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Building and letting your creative juices flow is fun! This week TechHireLA took a tour around the fascinating Two Bit Circus grounds. During the tour, students learned about Two Bit’s beginnings and their involvement with the community via events such as STEAM Carnival.

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Voices of YPI: Ilene Garcia

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Ilene Garcia, a teenage student at the STEM Academy in Hollywood, drew loud cheers when she spoke of her experience growing up poor in Los Angeles. Born to a single mother who has worked as a janitor in the city for two decades, Garcia said her family has been forced to move at least five times in recent years while struggling to cover rent.

Los Angeles Times | April 9, 2017
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The Education Success Project: Partnering in Teacher Exchange with Queen’s University Belfast of Northern Ireland

Issues of collaboration, co-location,
and contested education spaces are international. 

 

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This has been the learning of a group of educators and policymakers from LAUSD schools in YPI’s Los Angeles Promise Neighborhood who traveled to Northern Ireland in January and are this week welcoming teachers and administrators from Queen’s University in Belfast to classrooms in L.A.

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TechHire LA Spotlight: Nisa K.

Spotlight is a space where we highlight our TechHire participants and their interests. If you would like to learn more about hiring TechHire graduates or becoming a TechHire student contact us at TechHireLA.

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Meet Nisa! She is a dedicated coder who tackles life with excitement and the passion to learn and pass on her knowledge. When she’s not building and taking her synthesizer apart, she’s breaking down endless lines of code!

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A landmark bill aiming to lift 1 million California children out of poverty seeks support in Sacramento and beyond

California has the highest rate of child poverty in the nation. Join us to end child it.

 

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  —  Assembly Bill 1520, the Lifting Children and Families Out of Poverty Act, challenges the California State Legislature to cut child poverty in half statewide over the next two decades. It’s a tall order—California’s poverty rate among children is, by many measures, the nation’s highest. But thanks to a comprehensive framework of research-backed solutions that form the foundation of AB 1520, communities across the Golden State are beginning to rally behind the legislation.

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TechHire LA Spotlight: Eddie C.

Spotlight is a space where we highlight our TechHire participants and their interests. If you would like to learn more about hiring TechHire graduates or becoming a TechHire student contact us at TechHireLA.

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Meet code master Eddie! He is a young and passionate coder with a desire to be the best. When he’s not grooving to merengue on the dance floor he is busy crafting websites which showcase his graphics design background.

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