Monday, July 28, 2014

Code Is The New Literacy Says Roosevelt Island NYC Council Member Ben Kallos To Breakthrough New York Students - Build Apps That Will Change The World

Roosevelt Island and Upper East Side NYC Council Member Ben Kallos spoke last week to students at Breakthrough New York

about the importance of learning software coding language. Mr. Kallos told the students that:
... Code is the new literacy...
... you have the power to build apps that will change the world...
as well as the importance of a well rounded college education.

According to Breakthrough NY:
Breakthrough New York is a non-profit organization that transforms the lives of motivated, low-income students by preparing them for college so that they can succeed in the world.

I Am Breakthrough from Breakthrough New York on Vimeo.