Creating IT Futures works diligently to bridge the digital divide for families and children in the South Bronx — the nation’s poorest Congressional district. IT Ready in NYC, with its partner, Per Scholas, operates the largest and oldest professional IT workforce development program in New York City with a series of free, multi-week professional IT job training courses and career development and placement services.
For employers in New York, IT-Ready and Per Scholas deliver low-risk, high-reward IT-Ready graduates to work full-time for six months. Recruitment, screening, background checks, training and certification are paid for by Per Scholas. Employers provide work experience that helps new industry entrants get started in their IT careers.