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Cyber security is critical to our future

Code for Hood has joined forces with TechLatino, EC Council and Hacker Lab to offer training to empower students to join cyber-security careers and increase diversity in this field, which is critical to the future of our country’s national and economic security.

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We are proud to say Univision 19, International Technology University, ORACLE, the California Department of Technology, Hacker Lab, TechLatino, Veracode and EC-Council are our mega sponsors of this awesome, educational event. Special thanks to ORACLE and Veracode as our lead sponsors. Thank you!

Classes and workshops on development and design take place Saturday, Feb. 23 and Sunday, Feb. 24

At the beginning of each day, presenters give technical demonstrations to show in-demand skills students will develop.

Students will be offered six, 90-minute workshops, possibly including: information security, Big Data, Digital Currencies, Innovation in Security and more.

Students will pick or be assigned projects based off the classes on Friday and Saturday. Mentors will provide hands-on guidance and technical direction toward their project goals.

How much is the whole weekend?
Just $25.

Do I have to bring a laptop?
No, but we highly encourage it.

What are the ages of the participants?
12-17, but we’re not checking IDs.

Do I have to bring my kid all weekend?
If you are not attending, then try bringing them at the beginning of the day.

Do I have to be present if my kid is there?
You’re welcome to stay but can drop your child off. Parents will not be allowed to attend the workshops.

Will food be served?
Yes, continental breakfast, lunch, and snacks will be served throughout the day. If your child has dietary restrictions, please plan accordingly.

Cyber-Security Speakers

State’s Chief Information Security Officer and Senior Adviser to share latest in cybersecurity industry


2019 Venue

Hacker Lab’s new location at 26th and R Streets: 2533 R Street, Sacramento, CA 95816.


Afterschool Programs

Age group: Programs teaching students age 13-15.


Classes & Workshops

Programs teach basic information security, inspiring students for the future.