Resilient Coders recruits young people of color from Boston and the surrounding area to train in software engineering, website development, and app design with a 14-week tech Bootcamp. Resilient Coders strives for social justice through economic empowerment, and in the opportunity for meritocracy in tech by training people of color for high-growth careers and connecting them with jobs. It provides this training free through the support of its Bootcamp Partners: Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC), Microsoft, Google, the Boston Foundation, the Amelia Peabody Foundation, John Hancock, The Lenny Zakim Fund, BNY Mellon, Bank of America, State Street, the Philanthropy Connection, and the Wellington Management Foundation.
After graduation, some students join Resilient Lab, and others go right into an Apprenticeship leveraging their new skills. Resilient Lab is a digital design and development agency that employs recent graduates to build websites and applications for clients. Engineers at Resilient Lab have worked on products for companies like Wanderu, City Awake, and HelpScout.
Graduates have gone on to work for companies including Wellington, Fidelity, DigitasLBI, SapientRazorfish, the City of Boston's Department of Innovation and Technology, Boston University, the Boston Globe, and tech startups such as RStudio, Veson Nautical, Gravyty, Bison, and many others.