Interested in applying to our 2023 Immersion Program cohorts?
The flagship component of The Hidden Genius Project is our award-winning Intensive Immersion Program. This FREE, 15- month, cohort-based training program provides Black males in high school with upwards of 800 hours of holistic, trauma/healing-informed, high-touch mentorship and intensive training that seeks to develop youth into strong and responsible leaders equipped with coding skills, who can identify and develop tech-enabled solutions to address society’s most compelling challenges. We operate sites in Oakland, Richmond, Los Angeles, California, and our newest location, Detroit, Michigan.
Black Males | Rising 9th-11th Graders | No Programming Skills Required
INTENSIVE IMMERSION PROGRAM BREAKDOWN
High school students (Hidden Geniuses) participate in 15 months of intensive technical and entrepreneurial training through two 7-week summer sessions and one year of after-school programming. We empower our Geniuses to:
Create innovative solutions to community challenges and problems
Hone leadership and entrepreneurial skills and pitch business ideas
Design their own websites, software, and other technical projects
Establish healthy relationships and build trust with peers and mentors