Code the Dream - A Socially Impactful Training Program for Coders

Code the Dream offers free intensive training in software development to people from diverse low-income backgrounds. In CTD Labs, our coders work with experienced mentors to hone those skills by building apps and technology platforms for a range of startups, nonprofits and government clients.


  • Provide a path to a life-changing career in tech for young people from diverse backgrounds and low-resourced communities.
  • Code the Dream now offers fully remote classes with personal mentorship to students across the United States.

Main Features

  • Our students from diverse, underresourced backgrounds work with professional developers to create affordable web and mobile technologies.
  • Students from diverse backgrounds build real apps to launch their tech careers, and our communities benefit from the tools they create.

Primary Audience

  • Tech industry
  • Agents of Diversity and Inclusion for any Organization
  • Nonprofits that serve Communities of Color and Immigrants
  • High Schools, Colleges and Universities