What you need to know
- Apple announced a new Developer Academy coming to Detroit back in January.
- It will open later this year and serve to empower young Black entrepreneurs, creators, and coders.
- A new report says the academy will occupy the First National Building in the downtown area.
A new report states Apple's Detroit Developer Academy will be housed in the First National Building in the downtown area of the city.
Apple announced its first-ever US Developer Academy back in January, stating in a press release:
The academy will offer a 30-day introductory program for learners considering a career in the app economy, as well as a 10-12 month program to help aspiring developers hone their skills.
The move is just one of a number of initiatives that make up Apple's $100 million Racial Equity and Justice Initiative.
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