Only 9% of STEM workers in the US are black or Hispanic. Our aim is to increase that 9% dramatically through intentional programs and services for underrepresented youth and young adults.
Knox St. Studios connects and equips current or aspiring entrepreneurs across the Triangle area of North Carolina and beyond with the skills needed to create businesses, jobs, intellectual property, and community wealth for generations to come.
Our mission and grassroots approach reach underrepresented youth and young adults. Informing them of STEM and Computer Science prospects through the Inspire to Code After-School Program and the apprenticeships and internships program.
Through information sharing, teaching and apprenticeship Knox St. Studios leads the conversation on topics relevant to community economic development as well as small business to enterprise level development.
The Knox St. Studios Makerspace provides real world application to the phrase "back of the napkin" idea.
Venue space that compliments your personality and event theme is critical to hosting a successful event. Our contemporary designed flexible gallery space is ideal for meetings, evening affairs, and artistic display. We offer competitive rates (click here) as well as a special rate for qualified non-profits. If you are a non-profit or a community impact organization, please send a detailed note here.
In the Spring and Summer of 2018, the Community Cod team set out to provide computer coding access and opportunities to underrepresented youth and young adults Triangle area of North Carolina. Since its coding on wheel programming in partnership with several local McDonalds locations in the RTP/Raleigh-Durham communities, to date, as it has provided hands-on learning opportunities to over 3000 youth!
2021 and beyond, Community Code will continue to provide programming and services to underrepresented youth and young adults with opportunities to learn about career pathways in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) through hands-on projects that incorporate each of these four elements into the activities our facilitators and volunteer’s lead.
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Knox St. Studios, a community innovation and resource hub, to open in Durham’s Walltown
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