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From Homeless to Hopeful

By Christopher Wallace, Development Manager, & Yvette Scorse, Communications Director Eric Tchicaya was in a dead-end job, and after a car accident, found himself unemployed, depressed, and homeless. Watch how he found hope again for his career and his...

Giving HOPE to the Homeless

By Iyana Turner, Program Associate, & Bock Szymkowicz, Career Development Specialist  Last year, 38% of Byte Back students were homeless. Knowing that we have students who come to every class but have no place to sleep, store their food, or even take a shower,...

Byte Back Saved My Life

By Yvette Scorse, Communications Manager One year ago, Olivia was living in her car. She was working as a security guard but faced frequent bouts of unemployment, with little help from the unemployment center. Then a friend said, “If you get this certification, you...

A Determined Dad

A Daughter, a Determined Dad & a Future in Tech By Yvette Scorse, Communications Associate See an update on Behrooz’s story below. Adults rarely go back to school because they have to. They register, show up, and succeed because they are motivated by...