TriV Youth Make A Difference

Contributing to Our Community: The Kindness Project Two TriV youth members participated in The Kindness Project in their school to raise funds for a wheelchair through the Wheelchair Foundation.  They brought a classic youth fund raising activity of old to new generations for a good cause!  Eazy Peazy, Lemon Squeezy, 2 Thumbs Up Lemonade  …

Why A TriV Hackathon?

What is a Hackathon? A hackathon is a coding event that has become quite popular in the tech world.  This type of event involves gathering folks of various backgrounds and experiences who are interested in creating a game, app, device, or other project that involves technology based on some theme given for the event.  An…

What Are Fifth Wednesdays?

5th Wednesday Workday TriV started off with only one monthly session at the Dublin Library, growing a host at a time, each host adding another Wednesday session to TriV’s meetings.  There are only four Wednesdays a month, right?  Most of the time..however, there are a few months that have an additional fifth Wednesday, and on…

Meet The Mentor: Josephine Lam

Code Monkey Mentor Extraordinaire Written by: Jocelyn Combs and Valerie Freitas; Photo credit: Jocelyn Combs Josephine started attending TriValley CoderDojo meetings last summer. She was looking for coding classes for her sons, because they enjoyed computer games so much, but her family found the club instead, and since then they have never looked back. Although Josephine is…

Farewell to Special Friends

Volunteers Honored for Contributions Written by: Jocelyn Combs and Valerie Freitas Photo Credits: Jocelyn Combs, Chika Sekimoto, and Munish Matai In 2013, Jamie Heston, a Bay Area native and Hayward resident, was looking for a way for her two home-schooled sons, Ashton and Kaleb, to learn programming. She tried to teach them herself with discs…