brookland | Byte Back

7,229 Days

To the Place Where It All Began … By Christopher Wallace, Development Manager In the late 1990s, a few hopeful people moved into a row house in Northeast, DC, and called themselves “Byte Back.” Their dream? To fight back. To help those who didn’t have the...

Byte Back to Move to State-of-the-Art NoMa Location

Growth over 20 Years Culminates in Exciting Change WASHINGTON, DC – Byte Back has been serving the Washington, DC community out of the same converted in Brookland for 20 years. This location has served the organization and its students well, but in the years since...

Take a Journey to 1997: The Birth of Byte Back

Twenty years ago, Barbara Altman and Glenn Stein’s vision came to reality when Byte Back opened. The timing was right. In 1997, many Washington, DC residents were struggling with a lack of opportunity. People like Craig came to Byte Back afraid of computers and...

Staying True to the Goal of Changing Lives

A Visit with Byte Back’s Founders 19 Years Later By Yvette Scorse, Communications Manager “We have to do this. DC needs you and this.” These were the words from Barbara Altman that fueled the collaboration with her friend Glenn Stein. This is what led to Byte Back...

Byte Back Goes Green with Help of Groundswell

By Yvette Scorse, Communications Manager Byte Back is now 100 percent wind-powered. The process of changing from dirty to clean energy was simple, thanks to the DC-based nonprofit Groundswell. Their mission is to empower communities to switch to clean energy, viewing...