At Hack the Hood, you can build on what you already know about the internet to learn in-demand tech skills and put them to work for small businesses right in your neighborhood.

Put your skills to work for your future and your neighborhood. You GET the internet. Every day you’re using it for school, shopping, social networking, whatever… Google, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook- you’re on them all. You might not realize it, but your understanding of and comfort with the internet is a skill that employers and clients will PAY good money for.

At our 6 week Summer Bootcamp, some of what you will learn includes:

  • How to build a website
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Customer Service
  • Communication skills
  • Professionalism

Fill out our online application here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1hYYq7r8AIw2imZ2_4KKAjZFDwIVRTaUyHZLLLLPc8Y4/viewform

We’re starting right away and have a few spots left—sign up for an interview now.



(Rt. to Lt.) Shiela Blandon and Adam Stiles monitor on-line (Rt. to Lt.) Shiela Blandon and Adam Stiles monitor on-line

About The Author

Susan Mernit is editor & publisher of Oakland Local (oaklandlocal.com) a news & community hub for Oakland, CA. A former VP at AOL & Netscape, & former! Yahoo Senior Director, Mernit was consulting program manager for The Knight News Challenge, 2008-09; was a 2012 Stanford Carlos McClatchy Fellow; and is a board adviser to The Center for Health Reporting at USC, Annenberg School of Journalism. She has consulted with many non-profit organizations on strategy, product development and social media/engagement, including Salon.com, TechSoup Global, Public Radio International and the Institute for Policy Studies/Economic Hardship Reporting Project, led by Barbara Ehrenreich.

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