The latest updates to the Geek Catalog are here! Heavy on coding this time since that’s where my research led me.
Comics and Cartoons
- Cartoon Art Museum – A museum for all forms of cartoon art, performing preservation, dispays, events, and more. Established in 1984, it has a permanent home in San Francisco.
- Black Girls CODE – Introduces girls from underrepresented communities to coding. Focuses on community outreach, education, and technology awareness
- Computer Clubhouse – Sponsored by Intel, this organization uses technology and technology training to help people from underserved communities. Focuses on developing a network of “Clubhouses”
- ScriptEd – ScriptEd provides coding skills and professional experiences to under-resourced youth, focusing on developing careers.
- Teens Exploring Tech – Focusing on men of color from low-income communities, Teens Exploring Tech teaches coding, life, and community skills.
- Yes We Code – #YesWeCode is an outreach and training program with the goal of training 100,000 low-opportunity young people to be coders
- Ocean Preservation
- Marine Conservation Institute – An organized, sustainability-oriented institute focused on protecting marine ecosystems. Heavily driven by partnerships, alliance, and outreach.
- Little Free Library – An organization promoting building local, personal “little free libraries” to promote reading and community.
Steven Savage is a Geek 2.0 writer, speaker, blogger, and job coach. He blogs on careers at http://www.musehack.com/, publishes books on career and culture at http://www.informotron.com/, and does a site of creative tools at http://www.seventhsanctum.com/. He can be reached at https://www.stevensavage.com/.