Mark Thursday December 8th on your calendars, it’s the next big step on the Hudson Valley’s road to technology-fueled growth. Open Hub is presenting, and the Newburgh Free Library is hosting a full day of panel discussions and cutting-edge presentations focused on jobs, change, and prosperity through digital technology.

The theme of this free event in two parts is Re-invent/...Read more

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Dec 1, 2022 - 9:31am
Submitted by Yulia
#business, #coding, #meet-up

The November 10th crowd brainstorming workshop was set as a continuation of our efforts to reinvigorate the once thriving tech community of the Hudson Valley, NY.

At our first one, we were able to define the core Purpose-Principles-Participants-Practices we'd like to see. For the second one, we decided to play with another Liberating Structure frequently used to facilitate innovative...Read more

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Nov 29, 2022 - 12:34pm
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Thank you to everyone who helped organize the CSTA Mid-Hudson Valley and OpenHub Computer Science Day on November 5th! Almost 300 people participated in our day of fun and educational coding/computer science events. 16 tables with different unplugged activities, coding books and prizes were run by amazing Hudson Valley teachers from FDR, Kingston John, Jay Beacon, RCK, and...Read more

Nov 8, 2022 - 2:05pm
Submitted by Ana Davis
#coding User Journey

Based on our First HVTech workshop brainstorming on October 6th, we came up with the following:

Purpose (answering the question, "Why is this work important to you and the larger community?") We expressed purposes that included making local technical work and knowledge visible, shared, and part of our everyday life.  People also expressed sentiment about including more people and...Read more

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Oct 12, 2022 - 2:40pm
Submitted by Yulia
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Google Developer Communities are powerful - see what was produced by North America GDGs so far: https://www.youtube.com/c/GoogleDevelopersNorthAmerica

Between the Brackets is a monthly video podcast-style show from the North America Developer Ecosystem team in which we discuss Google tech, community requested developer topics, and answer your questions every month. 

For the next one  - September 15, 2022 at 1:00 PM  RSVP here:...Read more

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Sep 8, 2022 - 8:20pm
Submitted by Yulia
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The American Dream Academy (https://theamericandreamacademy.org/) IS LOOKING FOR LEARNERS WHO:

  • Are dedicated to continuing your education or advancing your career.
  • Are committed to spending approximately five to ten hours a week for the six-month program.
  • Are 18 or older, a
  • ...Read more
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Sep 7, 2022 - 9:40am
Submitted by Yulia
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We are so proud of our girls from Newburgh Girls Code Club for presenting their projects and sharing their experience of growth in our supportive environment! Technology, empowernemnt, and sisterhood-building activities were highlighted as the key instruments for leadership.

NGCC student Alyssa Stinson spoke about the Girls Who Code program and experience, addressing Coding skills & Computer Science principles learned: (variables, conditionals, loops and functions) She...Read more

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Jun 30, 2022 - 12:38pm
Submitted by Yulia
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Technology is one of the fastest growing industries today and one of the things we need most of in it is women. At NGCC we want to bring women into tech and bring tech to Hudson Valley so we are starting with the young girls of Newburgh! 

This is our third year running the Newburgh Girls Code Club and...Read more

Jun 8, 2022 - 8:16pm
Submitted by ericaindman
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Tech is a hugely growing industry that creates more and more jobs every day. Openhub, in collaboration with the Newburgh Free Library, aims to bring tech to Hudson Valley and see Newburgh as a Workforce Development Hub for it. As technology becomes increasingly vital in our post-covid world, we notice too many people who don’t have tech skills they need to...Read more

May 24, 2022 - 4:15pm
Submitted by ericaindman
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So, you’ve made the right choice and decided to join or return to the Newburgh Girls Code Club, congratulations! (For those still debating, do it! You won’t regret taking this chance to grow your coding skills and be part of our sisterhood of empowered women.) You’ve got plenty of fun, learning, empowerment, exploration and community ahead of you. But now,...Read more

May 11, 2022 - 5:26pm
Submitted by ericaindman
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