About the partnership
Since 2021, Per Scholas has partnered with the NFL Foundation to enroll learners underrepresented in technology careers into our immersive, tuition-free tech Software Engineering training courses, providing learners with rigorous technical instruction, professional development, and connections to high-demand employment opportunities after graduation. The NFL’s investment through its social justice initiative, Inspire Change, is enabling Per Scholas to:
- Advance our work to prepare people of color, women, and other individuals underrepresented in tech for in-demand and high paying roles in Software Engineering
- Train nearly 200 learners across Atlanta, Boston, Cincinnati, Dallas, Newark, and New York City in Software Engineering between 2021-2022, and provide the supports to connect graduates to high-demand employment opportunities in the industry
- Enroll 6,000 learners over two years (2023-2024), providing rigorous technical instruction and connections to high-demand employment opportunities after graduation, as well as coaching on business professional skill development and holistic support services to ensure learner success in training and employment
- Inspire learners through team members’ volunteer participation in Per Scholas events, including graduation ceremonies, Diverse by Design podcast conversations, in-person campus visits, and panel discussions about expanding access to opportunity to advance economic equity in communities across the country
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