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Technology Training for DC Youth 17-21. Registration closes tomorrow.



Greetings from Byte Back!


In case you haven’t heard, Byte Back is offering a FREE, four-day Summer Youth Technology Sampler* for young adults the week of July 23rd! Read below for details on how to sign-up, tell a friend, or pass this information on to your DC networks. The deadline to register is this Friday!


What is the Summer Youth Technology Sampler?

Four days of high-impact technology training for DC youth age 17-21. This program gives young adults a taste of careers in the IT field, and professions that make extensive use of technology: Web Design, Graphic Design, Computer Repair and Database Administration. Youth will also learn intermediate skills in Microsoft office.


 Why would anyone want to give up four days of summer to be in a classroom?

 Well, if:

 -learning tools of the trade in hot and growing tech-based careers…

 – upgrading your Microsoft Office skills and your resume…

– getting one step closer to finding your career calling…

…isn’t enough, those who complete the program get a free computer, an internet modem, and one year of free internet service!


When and Where is the program happening?

The training takes place Monday July 23 to Thursday July 26, between 12:30 and 6:00pm at four public libraries in the District:

– Bellevue(115 Atlantic Street SW)

– Capitol View(5001 Central Avenue SE)

– Francis Gregory(3660 Alabama Avenue SE)

– Woodridge (1801 Hamlin Street NE)


How do youth sign up?

 If the participant is:

 –  you: give us a call at 202.529.3395 to make an appointment to come in and register!

 –  a family member or friend: Forward this email, print out this flier, and tell them to give us a call before Friday so they can make an appointment to register in-person.

–  a young adult in your organization’s youth/teen programs: Contact Tasiyiwa Mapondera, Byte Back Director of Programs, to discuss special registration options, at 202.529.3395 or


The deadline to register is this Friday July 20th,so interested youth or youth-serving organizations must call Byte Back A.S.A.P at 202.529.3395.

Very warmest wishes,

– Tasiyiwa


Tasiyiwa Mapondera

Director of Programs, Byte Back

Telephone: 202.529.3395 


*This opportunity is made possible by the DC Public Library, the DC Office of the Chief Technology Officer, Cricket, and First Time Computers.  Funding is also provided by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration through the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program.




About Byte Back

Founded in 1997, Byte Back seeks to improve economic opportunity in the Washington, D.C. area by providing computer literacy and job training for disadvantaged communities. Byte Back offers courses ranging from basic computer literacy to Microsoft Office to internationally recognized computer certification preparation. Byte Back is licensed by the DC Educational Licensure Commission as a Postsecondary Educational Institution.





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