What is COOP?

We are boisterous and diverse and full of energy, perpetually young in spirit... the most diverse and educated generation in our history...
— President Obama in Selma, 2015

A nonprofit on a mission


Empowering young people, colleges, and companies to create a more inclusive, connected economy.

A career incubator for local grads

Peer cohorts meet nightly for 16 weeks (200 hours) to make connections and learn digital skills: Excel, Analytics, Paid Search & Social.

A boisterous and diverse community

Alumni and allies committed to each other—and to a new workforce “unconstrained by habit and convention.” (Obama 2015)