Civic Hall @ Union Square

Civic Hall is a newly built, cutting-edge, state-of-the-art institution and an essential educational collaborator within New York City’s tech ecosystem.
We serve as a workforce training hub and work in conjunction with renowned global tech training providers to harness and develop the untapped talent within NYC’s local communities. We address the requirements of world-class companies by solving their training, hiring and retention with skilled professionals.
Civic Hall is a member of The Fedcap Group, an international nonprofit that creates opportunities and improves the lives of people with barriers to economic well-being.

Future Students

Explore Our Programs to discover the array of tech training programs and courses available at Civic Hall. Many of these opportunities come at no cost or are offered at a low, affordable rate, ensuring you can pursue your educational goals without the burden of financial strain.
Our partnerships enable us to provide a diverse selection of programs and courses suitable for learners of all levels, whether you’re just starting out in the tech world or are an experienced professional. Some of our programs also offer the possibility to earn college credits and obtain industry-recognized certifications, enhancing your career prospects.

Future Educational Partners

We extend a warm invitation to all tech training organizations, whether nonprofit, for-profit, or affiliated with colleges and universities, to explore Civic Hall and consider establishing a physical presence within our strategically located Union Square campus. Beyond providing access to state-of-the-art facilities, we also offer our tenant providers an array of capacity-building resources, including community-driven marketing and outreach, valuable employer connections, collaborative fundraising opportunities, and a comprehensive suite of support services designed to bolster the success of their students.

Employers Circle

Civic Hall simplifies the process for companies and organizations looking to collaborate with both our onsite training providers and our dynamic entrepreneurial community, facilitated in partnership with the New York Tech Alliance.
We work across the entire ecosystem to establish cohesive systems and structures for coordinated outreach to employers. We engage with you to gain a comprehensive understanding of your objectives and facilitate meaningful connections among our training providers, aspiring and skilled professionals, and entrepreneurs within your industry. These connections are tailored to fulfill talent and diversification needs in a mutually beneficial fashion.
To become a part of the “Employers Circle” at Civic Hall, kindly complete our Partnership form.

Industry Professionals,

Entrepreneurs & Freelancers

Whether you’re a budding industry professional or a seasoned entrepreneur, we are confident that you will thrive in an environment that actively promotes innovation, collaboration and network expansion. Civic Hall has been meticulously designed to foster interaction among its members, boasting collaborative work and convening space for civic technologists, social entrepreneurs, nonprofits, and other organizations committed to serving the public good.
Our cutting-edge amenities and features include communal areas, networking events, and workshops that serve as catalysts for knowledge exchange and idea sharing.
We understand that different members have unique needs and budgets, which is why we offer flexible membership options. You can choose from a variety of membership options but you can always contact us to discuss your specific needs around growth and expansion.

Meet Our Anchor Tenants

Starting in November 2023 and ramping up with additional programs throughout the year, LaGuardia Community College will offer several high-demand digital and technology education programs including cybersecurity, computer and IT network programming, digital marketing, and basics in accounting and Microsoft Office courses. They will develop educational and upskilling pathways between their programs and other training and education providers co-located at Civic Hall, including with Apex Technical School.
The Data School is a data analytics apprenticeship program run by The Information Lab. The program trains consultants to become advanced users of leading business intelligence platforms, Tableau and Alteryx. During their time at The Data School, consultants have opportunities to work with top clients such as The Vanguard Group, JLL, Johnson & Johnson, and Paramount Global. Building on the program's UK success, The Information Lab is now launching an expanded Data School campus at Zero Irving's Civic Hall. Their inclusive recruitment stands out, focusing on aptitude over experience, emphasizing professional growth and career advancement.

Meet Our Employer Partners and Sponsors

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