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i.c.stars Columbus Recognized by Columbus City Council

July 24, 2018

i.c.stars Columbus was recognized by Columbus City Council and President Shannon Granville Hardin for its community impact.

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Features i.c.stars Blog Post

June 21, 2018

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Center for Education and Workforce features i.c.stars-authored blog post: Overcoming Employment Barriers Facing Underserved Populations.

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Chicago Apprentice Network Starter Guide Includes i.c.stars as Sourcing Partner

June 2018

The Chicago Apprentice Network starter guide lists i.c.stars as a sourcing partner.

Milwaukee Neighborhood News Features i.c.stars Milwaukee

June 7, 2018

Milwaukee Neighborhood News Features i.c.stars Milwaukee: New Milwaukee technology program focuses on coding skills, community impact

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CBS Channel 2 Features i.c.stars

June 1, 2018

CBS Channel 2 features i.c.stars and partner Docker.

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Solve Smart Cities and i.c.stars Work Together on Housing

April 19, 2018

Solve Smart Cities is an i.c.stars partner that has helped graduates of the program access housing. Read how this partnership helped Akia.

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i.c. stars announces Milwaukee leadership team

March 30, 2018

i.c. stars announces Milwaukee leadership team; TRUE Skool founder Sarah Dollhausen to manage the tech training program.

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: The Dohmen Co. brings tech training program for disadvantaged adults to Milwaukee

March 16, 2018

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Features The Dohmen Co.’s investment in i.c.stars to bring the tech training program for disadvantaged adults to Milwaukee.

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Milwaukee Business Journal: The Dohmen Co. Helps Bring Chicago Tech Training to Milwaukee

March 15, 2018

The Milwaukee Business Journal Features the Dohmen Company’s investment to launch i.c.stars Milwaukee.

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Sandee Kastrul featured on the Chicago Morning Takeover - WGCI

Listen to Sandee Kastrul, President and Co-Founder of i.c.stars, speak on the recent Wintrust event celebrating Black business leaders.

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A Measurable Impact

Initial placement rate:
90%
Industry retention rate:
81%
College attendance rate:
55%
Alumni actively engaged in their communities:
72%
Average 12-month earnings before program:
$10,790
Average 12-month earnings after program:
$44,010