Posts tagged code tenderloin
Job-training pop-up opens on troubled Mid-Market block where liquor store, smoke shop just closed [SF Chronicle]

A community group has set up a job-training pop-up on a troubled Mid-Market block in San Francisco where a liquor store and smoke shop recently closed, as the city and local activists continue to try to address crime and blight in the area. Code Tenderloin, a Tenderloin workforce development nonprofit, organized the pop-up, which will be open Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons for at least four months at the corner of Jones and Market streets.

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Facebook replaces stolen computers at Code Tenderloin [ABC 7]

You might never take your laptop computer for granted again if it was a key for getting you off the street. Representatives from Facebook stepped up to help a non-profit called Code Tenderloin replace laptop computers that were stolen earlier this summer. Many of the students are homeless when they enter the Code Tenderloin program, which teaches them to write computer code and use other tech skills. Find out more via ABC 7.

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Code Tenderloin's Five Corners Fundraiser (March 21)

The Five Corners Fundraiser is Code Tenderloin's inaugural community event that will bring together students, supporters, volunteers, and local artists for a unique and inspiring evening. Support Code Tenderloin, a workforce development nonprofit that aims to secure long-term employment for under-served populations in the San Francisco Bay Area. Get your tickets and more details here.

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Del Seymour & Supervisor Matt Haney in conversation on the "Future of the Tenderloin"

On Tuesday, February 19, Del Seymour, the unofficial “Mayor of the Tenderloin,” and District 6 Supervisor, Matt Haney, will join in conversation about the future of the Tenderloin. As the Tenderloin remains the home to many of San Francisco’s most vulnerable populations, and in sharp contrast to the growing wealth seen in other parts of the City, its future is critical.

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San Francisco Program Trains Homeless for Tech Jobs [VOA News]

The city of San Francisco is home to some of the nation’s largest technology companies, including Twitter and Uber. At the same time, it has one of the largest homeless populations in the country. Homelessness and job displacement for local people continue to rise. But, one program is helping to connect the two worlds for job seekers. Check out this video on Code Tenderloin and its founder Del Seymour. Watch the video segment and read the article at VOA News.

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From Homeless to Employment in Silicon Valley [VOA News]

As tech giants expand in San Francisco, homelessness and job displacement for locals continues to rise. Deana Mitchell explores Code Tenderloin, an organization that's helping to merge the two worlds for local job seekers. The program was founded by Del Seymour . . . watch the powerful video segment at VOA News.

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