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Mission Statement

C4T aims to provide a bridge that connects students worldwide to their future by linking professionals and executives to mentor students, and providing a dynamic, driven team of high school students to teach topics from the humanities to STEM. We aim to inspire the next generation to consider career paths in Computer Science or STEM.

The Founding Story

Code 4 Tomorrow’s roots lie in Code It Bay Area (CIBA), a local Bay Area, a dozen-sized volunteer group for 3 years until March 2020, when only two active members (Ansh Nagwekar and Jyoti Rani) remained. But, the global pandemic was calling for the youth to step up, unite, and collaborate to make a difference in the lives of the 1 billion children out of school. That’s when Code 4 Tomorrow launched and became an official non-profit. The power of youth built a team of 30+ dedicated members in just a few weeks, completely restructured the organization, created new custom online courses, and facilitated multiple partnerships enabling global expansion.

Ranging from New York to Lebanon, our students now enjoy over 7 different courses taught by 60+ teachers, and our dedicated volunteer team continues to broaden our impact and spread our mission. The C4T Family has always had a focus on empowering the underprivileged. Especially given the context of today’s world, where solutions to societal problems lie in innovation and technology, we believe that improving access to technical education and resources is the best way to uplift the underrepresented. So, we’re here to teach them those skills, turning today's students into tomorrow's innovators.

Core Values

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Empathy is...
  • Understanding that we have a responsibility to make STEM education accessible to as many people as we can because not everyone has the same resources and accessibility to those resources as we do
  • Empathizing with others and showing respect regardless of their background, socioeconomic status, gender, religion, race, sexual orientation, etc.
  • Acting in a kind, courteous, and professional way
Integrity is...
  • Doing the right thing especially if no one is looking
  • Giving proper credit where credit is due
  • Owning up to your mistakes and learning from them
Initiative is...
  • Working to improve the state of the world now rather than later, because we know education is urgently needed to solve the world’s problems
  • Proactively completing tasks
  • Thinking about the future of the organization, not just how it is now
  • Demonstrating leadership, especially (but not only) if you are part of the leadership team

General FAQ

About Us

What is Code 4 Tomorrow (C4T)?

C4T is a student-run 501(c)(3) non-profit organization incubated under Irvine LIGHTS. We offer free coding classes to students around the globe, as well as community service opportunities to our members and teachers.

How can I get involved in C4T?

There are various ways to get involved in C4T:

  • If you're a student or parent, please see our Register page to sign up for our free coding classes.
  • If you're interested in being a teacher, member, or mentor, please see our Volunteer page.
  • If you're interested in being a partner, please see our Partners page.
  • If you're interested in being a sponsor or donor, you can donate to our GoFundMe page or email us at hello@code4tomorrow.org.
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We encourage everyone to sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date on C4T news and get notified when class registration or volunteer opportunities open!

What is C4T's impact?

C4T's goal is to provide hope and resources for those who have a passion towards learning more about computer science and technology. We currently have inspired 1600+ students in 20+ cities and have 134+ teachers in our 139+ classes.

What makes C4T successful?

C4T's success stems from its core values (empathy, integrity, and initiative), our wonderful students & teachers, and the hard work that goes on behind the scenes allows for Code 4 Tomorrow to run smoothly.

How can C4T help me in my future career goals?

C4T aims to educate the next generation through the power of coding to consider career paths in STEM. It is available to anyone so those who may have not have had those resources can still pursue a career in STEM.

What makes C4T different than any other coding organization?

C4T has a variety of courses that are all free and online. We are also a global organization, so students from anywhere are welcome and able to participate.

Other

Where can I find documents / files / webpages related to C4T that aren't on this website?

You can most likely find it on our Knowledge Base website. Check the various Quick Links pages. You can also view the footer at the bottom of this website for quick links.

I have another question that's not answered here. Where can I get help?

First, you may want to check the more specific FAQs on our Register and Volunteer pages. If your question still isn't answered, you can contact us.

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Josh Joseph
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Atij Mahesh
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Mihika Shankar
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