Our Charity Partner of the Month: All Star Code!
Every month, Fandom Running Club will be donating a percentage of proceeds from ALL virtual running event registrations to a fantastic charity partner. These organizations are our biggest fandom: the ones who make positive change, and help us create the sort of better world we want to live in. We’ve seen these worlds in our books, our films, our programs, our art. These charity partners make them a reality.
This month, our charity partner is the game-changing work of All Star Code! They are a nonprofit computer science education organization focused on motivated Black and Latino young men. ASC is developing a new generation of entrepreneurs who have the tools they need to succeed in a technological world. They give young men the skills, networks, and mindsets they need through their flagship program, the Summer Intensive (a six-week coding bootcamp), and their continued Alumni Services. The reasons why are clear: increasing professional access and STEM education for young people of color is vital to the overall growth of the tech sector, minority communities, and the US economy as a whole.