Jun 21, 2020
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Senator Kevin Parker endorse and support The CODE through letters to the public and private sector.
In 2019, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Senator Kevin Parker both wrote letters to the public and private sector in support of The CODE. Eric Adams, who is a champion of coding and has invested in equipment and programs for students to learn coding, wrote letters to the public sector:
"We need schools to move beyond an Hour of Code and toward comprehensive, full-time coding programs. The Code's focus on sparking creativity and social responsibility can go a long way toward reaching that goal".
Kevin Parker, who also is a champion of coding and its benefits to students, wrote directly to schools and their principal's suggesting the utilization The CODE:
"The Code is an opportunity that we can employ to prepare our students for any opportunity that may come their way. Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerburg all used computers to gain their status and simply put, The Code is looking to inspire their next competitor".