[The Salinas Valley] is one of the 13 most dangerous cities in California... My goal is to expose my students to the vast opportunities that exist outside of our valley.
Students entered their first CodeDay with no knowledge of what to expect. They were welcomed with open arms, provided with mentors, taught basic coding skills, and began to see themselves as capable of being part of this "world."
There's a big problem in CS education: few students want to learn.
Currently, few underrepresented students are interested in CS classes.
srnd.org programs help students explore coding, even students who never thought they'd want to code.
Students leave excited and enroll in CS classes and join CS clubs.