Philadelphia awarded $500,000 to groups seeking to diversify the tech workforce – The Philadelphia Inquirer

The city has awarded three organizations $100,000 each to work on retaining Black and brown residents who are in college, and connect them to tech jobs. The groups — nonprofits Campus Philly, Coded By Kids, and Venture for America — are tasked with placing students in paid internships and growing the number of private sector firms that offer tech internships.