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FREE Code Chica Certification Program

Code Chica is our FREE 8-week session for 8th – 12th-grade girls to gain knowledge about HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create their own website.

School year sessions meet on Saturdays from 11 am to 2 pm.

Summer 2022 – Sessions meet ONLINE on Saturdays starting Saturday, June 18 through Saturday, August 13 from 11am – 2pm for eight weeks.

Ready to participate as a volunteer? Code Chica 2022 Volunteer Form 

Guest speaker spots are limited- reach out to ariane@latinitasonline.org if you are interested in mentoring/dropping into a Code Chica class!

We are encouraging both men and women to participate as coding instructors, STEM guest speakers, and curriculum liaisons.

Ready to sign up? Register for Cohort 16 & 17 HERE!

Code Chica 2022 Dates

January 15th – March 5th | Cohort 13

January 15th – March 26th (Showcase April 2nd) | Code Chica++ Cohort 2

March 26th – May 14th | Cohort 14 & 15

April 16th – June 18th | Code Chica++ Cohort 3

June 18th – August 13 (no class July 2nd) | Cohort 16 & 17

July 9th – September 10 | Code Chica++ Cohort 4

While enrolled in the Code Chica Certification Program, students will:
– Be placed in a cohort of students to learn HTML, CSS, and Javascript essentials and explore careers in computer science, engineering, and more!
– Meet inspiring guest speakers
– Curate their very own customized website which they will feature as part of their coding portfolio.

The workshop culminates in a graduation showcase on the last class day, where students will present their projects. Upon completion of the program, graduates receive a $75 stipend and a certificate outlining their accomplishments.

Since 2019, Latinitas has delivered 12 Code Chica cohorts, 8 week long sessions, graduating a total of 117 students.

Code Chica ++

Launched in Fall 2021, CodeChica++ is Latinitas’ Advanced Coding Certification Program. While enrolled in Code Chica++, students will be placed in a class with other alumni to learn about source control, writing tests, fixing bugs, and other web development fundamentals. Throughout the cohort, they work in teams to build new features on an existing application, explore tech careers in Product Management, Design, and Engineering, and meet awesome guest speakers!

Register for Code Chica ++ HERE!