Annual Report

Annual Report

Our Progress since 2017!

Code Youth’s team works tirelessly to support Ottawa’s at-risk youth in accessing jobs in technology. Curious about what we’ve been up to since 2017?

Encouraging Youth

Code Youth encouraged and empowered youth to pursue their potential through coding. On our resource page, Code Youth motivated youth with links to free basic online coding training websites and relevant events occurring in Ontario. On our news page, we shared inspiration with youth, providing them with information about today’s technology, statistics about the challenges that youth face today, and encouraging stories of today’s technology leaders.

Social Media Presence

Code Youth engaged with a community of over 800 Twitter followers and worked hard to maintain our online presence through regular posts. Code Youth also established a social media presence on other platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIN, expanding our reach beyond our immediate community.

Corporate & Communications Outreach

Code Youth spoke to a diverse variety of communities; from tech companies to youth-serving agencies. Through attending events such as iTech Ottawa, Code Youth grew its network of supporters and continued to seek out new partnerships and opportunities to support our initiative.

Updated Budget

Code Youth updated our three year budget to ensure financial sustainability.

You can download the annual report Annual Report 2017-2018

Relevant Statistics

These are some of the statistics that show the importance of helping youth at risk.