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Introduction to WordPress Course: 6-Week Schedule
by Ibsa Inc - Sunday, 28 December 2014, 03:18 PM


Week 1

What is WordPress?

What is a blog?

Creating a new site on

Changing site settings

Class Project: Create a new blog

Creating and editing a new post

Adding formatting and text links

Class Project: Create, edit, and format a new post

Digital stewardship certification
by Ibsa Inc - Wednesday, 24 December 2014, 01:42 PM

We are working to offer the first 'digital stewardship certification' in Topeka in early/summer 2015...

Digital Stewards grow and maintain the technology their communities need to foster healthy relationships, build resilience, and increase access to critical information. OTI works with local partners to integrate the Digital Stewards approach into the group’s existing projects, missions, and goals.
Donate Unused & Un-Wanted Laptops Here
by Ibsa Inc - Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 07:29 PM

Laptops Donations Needed for Enterprising Youth

Everyday tons of computer equipment makes its way to landfills and many end up in the back of our closets or in the attic after being replaced with the newest purchase. Why not empower a young person that is motivated and taking the time to learn tech skills that can lead them towards a better and productive future?

If we are to address the lack of diversity in the tech industries, we first have to teach, instruct and empower our youth in the skills needed to enter a very competitive workforce. By donating your unused or un-wanted laptop to recognized and responsible charities like IBSA, YOU can play an active and supporting role in uplifting as many youth as there are laptops going unused. Contact us today to see how you can help us in our endeavors to empower youth throughout the 21st Century.

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2014 Summer Youth Program Overview – IBSA Streets University
by Ibsa Inc - Saturday, 9 August 2014, 01:18 PM

During the month of June & July we have been working with 6 really awesome young people from our Topeka community. We commend them for taking time out of a busy summer and spending it with us to explore and learn something new; especially things that will make them better students and more technologically literate for the changing world we have come to know. More importantly, we appreciate and thank the parent(s), relatives and friends that have encouraged them to participate and give our efforts their best shot.
The 5 Best Black Girls Code Apps You Should Know
by Ibsa Inc - Saturday, 9 August 2014, 01:13 PM

magine if the next generation of tech mavens looked like our daughters and sisters?!

Kids and Coding: What Every Parent Can Do
by Ibsa Inc - Saturday, 9 August 2014, 01:05 PM

Teaching children how to code, means teaching them a programming language that runs computer programs, apps, devices and games. “Coding” is shorthand for computer programming. There are various programming languages, such as Java, Python, C++. Knowing one programming language makes it much easier to learn other programming languages. Teaching children coding is catching on with non-profits, special interest groups, large-scale philanthropies, and the media for a very good reason: kids who code will have a tremendous advantage in the job market.

Kids and Coding: What Every Parent Can Do
America's Tomorrow
by Ibsa Inc - Saturday, 9 August 2014, 01:02 PM

Picture a room full of 28 New Yorkers, women and men, diverse in race and ethnicity, with two things in common. They're all scraping by financially. And nobody is a geek or a math wiz.

But together, they embarked on an intensive 22-week training program in computer programming. Now, four months after graduation, nearly all have full-time technology jobs, at an average salary of $70,000.
Coding organizations by State
by Ibsa Inc - Saturday, 9 August 2014, 12:58 PM

We have compiled a google doc of all coding education programs serving low-opportunity youth (plus free or low cost programs), separated by state.

This is a dynamic document, so we will be making updates and edits periodically.


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1. Mobile Unit Received: Chromebook or Laptop; with a Gmail or other suitable email account

2. Necessary Suppliesbinder, paper, calculator, Keepod, textbook, etc

3. Appropriate Attireyoung casual, urban professional

Boys (Custom V-Neck Polo)
Jacket, Slacks, Shirt, Tie, Shoes

Girls (Custom V-Neck Polo)
Dress Suit, Blouse, Shoes

Some enrollment fees may be waived or all/some expenses may be covered by state agencies providing services through TANF, Voc. Rehab, Juvenile Justice, Housing Authorities or with other federal workforce training dollars and/or Community Development Block Grant funds targeting local communities and low to-moderate income individuals.

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Viable Third Community c360KC
Young & Black Success Club

Urban Tech Fair
Better Detroit Youth Movement


Streets University is not affiliated with any accredited educational institution, governing body or government agency. Courses are not approved for any federal loans.

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The urban landscape in America offers few, if any true economic opportunities presently to counteract the scourge of neighborhood crime, particularly those that involve drug sales, homicide and more violent person crimes of robbery and home invasions.

Most businesses in these urban neighborhoods are either small sole proprietorship’s or family partnerships, therefore they cannot afford to hire additional staff in many cases. Our programs provides enterprising Black and minority youth and young adults with alternatives and the freedom to work when they please and earn not just minimum wage, but a wage directly related to the amount of work they are willing to put in.

Activities provide a year-round opportunity to learn and master the skills of on/offline marketing, interactive web design, video production/promotion, public relations and salesmanship; as well as a chance to earn a little money through the sales of various products and services in-demand.

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Topeka, Kansas:
629 SE Quincy, Suite 102
Topeka, KS 66603
(785) 422-0761

Kansas City Metro:
(913) 735-4272

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(225) 284-7148

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