The latest updates to the Geek Catalog are here! Heavy on coding this time since that’s where my research led me.
As always, check out the full list for the Geek Focus and Community Focus Listings.
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/.