Urban Foundry

The Urban Foundry is Operation Innovates comprehensive STEM career pathways workforce development and entrepreneurial accelerator program.

. The UF offers STEM Career Exploration and a STEM Career Readiness
Ecosystem that will educate, train, certify and place youth and hard to
employ youth ages 16 – 24 in the top 10 STEM fields. 

These fields are in
demand and have a high number of jobs that are available due to the
shortage of qualified candidates.


The Urban Foundry is an 18 – 24 month immersive program that includes on the job training, digital badging, industry certification, and internship placement into the top tech careers.

These STEM Careers include:
1. Networking Specialist
2. Developer Specialist
3. Cloud Specialist
4. Cybersecurity Specialist
5. Coding Specialist
6. IT Project Manager
7. Desktop & application Technician
8. Multimedia Designer
9. UI/UX Designer
10. Entrepreneurship Tech Start Up

The second lens will be an entrepreneurial track to provide young adults early stage ideation and development of their business idea into fruition.
This will also include business start workshops that guide the student into the process of completing required forms, business banking, and understanding the incorporation process. We intend to work with other organizations such as banking institutions for financial literacy and mentors in the industry to guide the students through their journey in life and job readiness skill.


Fall Semester, 2020
Monday – Thursday 4:30 – 7:00 pm


Sacramento, CA 95823


Youth ages 16 – 24


See class catalog for more information – in progress