Our Mission

New Vision Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to create pathways to success by motivating disadvantaged youth in Minnesota through coding and digital literacy classes.

Core customers are disadvantaged youth and young adults, and the communities working to engage them as part of larger education, employment and economic development strategies.

Our staff bring decades of technical experience, cultural competency and credibility of working towards community economic development and social justice.

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Our Programs

We offer school-based coding classes leading to opportunities in college and career readiness. While earning certifications in tools, students connect online with peers in overseas communities.

Staff & Board

New Vision Foundation staff, from the Founder & Executive Director, to Software Developers that teach the coding classes, are members of the minority community themselves.

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New Vision Foundation is now teaching coding classes in 11 public schools in the Twin Cities Metro area, serving about 1,200 youth!

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Need more information?  Reach out to us today!  A staff member will reply to you as soon as possible.

Message From Our Founder

I am passionate about increasing the participation of minority communities in the high-tech industry as a means of solving racial income disparities in Minnesota. I want our youth to change their mindset from being just consumers of technology to being creators of technology. And I want Minnesota to be the best state in the country with the highest percentage of diverse workforce in the high tech sector.

Hussein Farah - Founder & Executive Director, New Vision Foundation

Our Generous Community

“I’m really excited about coding because it opens up new opportunities” - Jama Shiekh (Higher Ground Academy, St.Paul - 9th Grade)

News & Blog

From TwinCities.com: New St. Paul center will teach computer coding to young people of color

May 20, 2020

A Twin Cities nonprofit is planning to open a new learning center in 2020 to teach computer coding to young people of color in the metropolitan area. The New Vision Foundation will open the center in…

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From StarTribune:2018 Bush Fellows “will shape the future,” foundation says

May 19, 2020

The Bush Foundation this week named 24 fellows for 2018, a diverse group of leaders who will each receive up to $100,000 over the next 12 to 24 months to pursue learning opportunities to become more effective leaders…

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From Minnpost: New Vision Foundation aims to inspire Minnesota’s young African immigrants to become tech innovators

May 19, 2020

Facebook. Snapchat. Twitter. Those are some of the many social media giants that Hussein Farah has seen African immigrants in Minnesota use on a regular basis. Now, he wants young people to start thinking about the…

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612.470.3332 • info@nu-viz.org

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