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Byte Back, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization (FEIN 52-2061398). Our mission is to improve economic opportunity by providing computer training and career preparation to underserved Washington, DC metro area residents.

Through computer and advanced IT certification classes, Byte Back helps graduates gain invaluable skills, experience higher rates of self-confidence, and launch successful new careers. Byte Back’s programs have provided a pathway to technology skill development and fulfilling living-wage careers for thousands of individuals who have struggled with underemployment, unemployment, and poverty.

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Media Advisory: Byte Back Brings National Digital Inclusion Week to DC with Congresswoman Norton and Mayor Bowser

Byte Back Students in Washington DC

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Local residents and nationally known digital inclusion leaders are celebrating National Digital Inclusion Week October 7 to 11. Though Washington, D.C. is a capital of innovation and technology, the District still struggles with a stark digital divide. Byte Back is a nationally recognized tech nonprofit that has led digital inclusion in the D.C. area for more than 20 years.

Byte Back Partners to Offer a Free Pathway to College Credits

Byte Back Students in Washington DC

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Byte Back and Saylor Academy announced a new partnership today to expand free college opportunities for adults preparing for living-wage careers. Byte Back students, most of whom are unemployed when they start, will be able to save thousands of dollars on degrees by using Saylor Academy’s free online college-credit courses.

Kapor Center Awards $1 Million to Fund Diversity in Tech – Byte Back Awarded $100,000 in National Tech Done Right Challenge

Byte Back Summer Graduation 2019

OAKLAND, Calif. and WASHINGTON, D.C., July 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Kapor Center announced the winners of its inaugural $1 million Tech Done Right Challenge grant competition, including the Washington D.C. non-profit, Byte Back. The challenge identified 10 social impact organizations who are building a more diverse and inclusive tech economy locally and nationally. Each winning organization will receive a $100,000 grant.

DC Startup Sorcero Brings New Tech to Adult Learners at Byte Back

Byte Back Classroom

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Learning technology skills requires technology. That’s why Byte Back and Sorcero recently started teaming up to integrate AI software that makes learning and retaining information easier in the tech classroom.

Byte Back to Bring Free Tech Career Training to Baltimore

Chrissie Powell of Byte Back

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Byte Back, a growing tech education nonprofit, today announced that Chrissie Powell was named as the organization’s Baltimore Site Director, leading the launch of its first expansion outside the Washington, D.C. metro region. This past October, Byte Back won a $1 million CAD ($775,000 USD) TD Ready Challenge grant to expand to Baltimore.

Byte Back Wins CDN $1 Million TD Grant for Expansion

Byte Back Pitch at TD Ontario

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, TD announced Byte Back as one of 10 recipients of the inaugural TD Ready Challenge grants. Each recipient organization will receive CDN $1 million (USD $775,000) to help them scale innovative solutions aimed at preparing North Americans for the economy of the future.