New York, NY (October 18, 2023) – The Fedcap Group today launched civichall.org for its new project Civic Hall at Union Square located in the Zero Irving building at 124 East 14th Street in New York City.
Website, civichall.org, is a one-stop shop for prospective students, organizations, and innovators for the NYC region’s leading tech training and innovation ecosystem.
Civic Hall at Union Square will provide a comprehensive offering of digital skills and tech training programs to meet the New York City tech sector’s growing workforce needs. In collaboration with training providers that include LaGuardia Community College and The Data School New York, the facility will primarily train individuals from underserved communities to place them in well-paying, sustainable tech jobs, to provide financial stability and well-being.
Civic Hall at Union Square will also serve as the central meet up space for tech innovators and entrepreneurs to develop new cutting-edge digital applications and advancements, as well as serve a place for discussion of emerging issues in technology, such as artificial intelligence.
“We are excited to launch our new website as we move toward launching our new programs at our state-of-the-art facility in the Zero Irving building,” said Seema Shah, Civic Hall Executive Director. “In addition to outlining the programs available for individuals to get the skills they need to successfully excel in tech sector, our new website lays out the various membership opportunities and benefits available to individuals, entrepreneurs, organizations, nonprofits, public agencies, and educational providers wishing to be a part of our leading innovation ecosystem. We’re also excited to launch our space rental capacity, which is also described in detail on the website.”
The organization’s signature sponsorship initiative is the Employers Circle which enables corporate and private sector partners to recruit from and partner with providers in the space, with Civic Hall facilitating those connections.
For 87 years, The Fedcap Group has developed scalable, innovative, and potentially disruptive solutions to some of society’s most pressing needs. Serving 340,000 people this past fiscal year, The Fedcap Group provides educational services to every age group, vocational training and job attainment in high-growth industries, as well as support services such as behavioral health services—all targeted to helping people achieve long-term self-sufficiency. The Fedcap Group also invests its time and resources in broader system change—working in partnership with federal, state, and local government to improve the way services are designed, funded, and delivered.
Civic Hall is a member of The Fedcap Group. Civic Hall’s mission is to support and enable best-in-class programs that help close the digital skills divide and plan for the needs of tomorrow’s workforce. Located in the heart of the NYC tech community at Union Square, Civic Hall will be a new, 85,000-square-foot learning and training center at the new state-of-the-art Zero Irving building. Civic Hall will facilitate groundbreaking partnerships among high-impact tenants and workforce training partners to work collectively to meet the needs of all New Yorkers, especially those from communities too often left behind. For more information, visit http://www.civichall.org or email Seema Shah, Civic Hall’s Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Susan Walsh, The Fedcap Group