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NDIA Hackaton

Saturday,  Dec. 13th 9:00-3:00 @ UROC 2100 Plymouth Ave North


North 1st: Education

 The Digital Empowerment Academy participated in the North 1st: Education Event.

We talked ab

out "Digital Kinship: Positioning to a Place of Power"


Monday, Oct. 6th @ Capri Theatre


Using Social Media for Advocay

Using Social Media for Adocacy  Workshop

Sat. Sept. 20th 2:00-3:30  @1718 Washington Ave North

Free and Open to the Public


DEA 'Code In' Pop Up

Saturday, August 30th 12:00-2:00 @Avenue Eatery 1101 Broadway Ave North, Mpls.

Join in the Digital Empowerment Academy in our 1st 'Code In' Discussion and Demonstration Pop Up.  

We will host an event to talk about Digital Citizenship as the new Civil Rights Movement and do some basic coding.  Come out to support.

Free and Open to the Public



Monday, September 8th 5:00-6:30@ Heritage Park Community Center (1000 Olson Memorial Highway)

Monday, Septemeber 22nd 5:00-6:00 @ North Regional Library (1315 Lowry Ave North)

Monday, August 25th 5:30-7:00pm /Fowell Park

Monday, August 11th 5:30-7:00/DEA Headquarters ( 1718 WashingtonAve)


Monday, July 28th 5:30pm - 7:00pm / Emerge (1101 W. Broadway)

Monday, July 14th 5:30pm - 7:00pm / Workforce Center (1200 Plymouth ave)

Monday, June 23rd 5:30pm - 7:00pm / UROC Center (2100 Plymouth ave)


Free and Open to the Public


Northside Digital Innovation Forum

Thursday, June 5th 5:30-8:00 p.m.

UROC Center, CodeSavvy and the Digital Empowerment Academy will host a Northside Digital Innovation Form Thursday, June 5th 5:30-8:00 p.m.

The purpose of the Digital Innovation Form:

   1. Establish a Northside Digital Innovation Alliance that will work to advocate and enable digital empowerment and digital job opportunities in North Minneapolis.


   2. Promote Digital Engagement in our community where we are producers of our own content, advocating our own agenda and goals.


   3. Identify, prioritize and create community-based opportunities for digital literacy, digital advocacy, digital creation and digital invention.


   4. Create real and virtual spaces where organizations can publicize their digital enrichment programs and seek partnerships for future programming.


Free and Open to the Public


Sumner Code Club: Spring 2014

Sponsored by CodeSavvy and hosted at the Sumner Library, the Sumner Code Club taught youth how to create computer animations, and games! Using the powerful web program Scratch, kids were able to use the web like never before! Digital Empowerment Academy Scholars acted as 'tech mentors' and assisted the 8-12 year olds in creating their animations.

Free and Open to the Public

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