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Join one of our free programs to learn about software development and coding, so that you can explore a career in technology.


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Who We Are

Code:You is a family of programs consisting of Code LouisvilleCode Kentucky, and emPOWER UP. All our programs are driven by one purpose: to build a safe and inclusive learning community where anyone can have access to the resources needed to develop a rewarding career in the world of technology. All at no cost to you!

We believe that diversity, equity and inclusion are a key factor in the success of our program and we strive to embrace everyone as they complete their learning journey.

Who We Serve

Our funding comes from several sources, and we’re working to support more areas. Please see the map below that shows the counties we are currently serving.

Who is eligible to participate?

Adults (18+ years old) who are residents of one of the eligible counties:

Kentucky:  Adair, Anderson, Bath, Bell, Boone, Bourbon, Boyd, Boyle, Bullitt, Breathitt, Campbell, Carroll, Carter, Casey, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Cumberland, Edmonson, Elliott, Estill, Fayette, Fleming, Floyd, Franklin, Gallatin, Garrard, Grant, Green, Greenup, Harlan, Harrison, Hart, Henry, Jackson, Jefferson, Jessamine, Johnson, Kenton, Knott, Knox, Laurel, Lawrence, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Lewis, Lincoln, McCreary, Madison, Magoffin, Martin, Menifee, Mercer, Metcalfe, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Nicholas, Oldham, Owen, Owsley, Pendleton, Perry, Pike, Powell, Pulaski, Robertson, Rockcastle, Rowan, Russell, Scott, Shelby, Spencer, Trimble, Wayne, Whitley, Wolfe, Woodford

Ohio:  Butler, Clermont, Hamilton, Warren

Indiana:  Dearborn, Clark, Floyd, Harrison, Crawford, Scott, Washington

Ready to Start your New Career?

Ready to change your career and embrace the future of technology? Unlock endless possibilities by learning to code with us! Join our transformative coding program now and gain the skills you need to thrive in the digital age.



Whether you’re interested in data analytics, web or software development, or something else; learn more about Code:You’s programs.



Mentors are the secret ingredient that makes Code:You one of the most innovative and successful programs of its kind in the country. Are you a software developer who wants to share their passion with future developers?



We’ve helped match hundreds of employers across the region with our talented, up-and-coming Code:You graduates. Find out how we can help grow your team with qualified candidates.


The success of our graduates is remarkable, as they have secured software positions in companies spanning various sizes and industries. What’s even more impressive is that many of these graduates have undergone complete career transformations, transitioning from diverse backgrounds such as law, bartending, taxi driving, and nursing. We feel privileged to have played a role in launching their entirely new and promising careers. Be one of the over 600 employers that have hired our graduates, find out how.

Student Spotlight

Meet a few of our graduates! In addition to their technical skills. These folks are highly motivated, often taking courses alongside full-time jobs, building projects, and growing their skills.