NAN Newark Tech World

NAN Newark Tech World is the brainchild of the Rev Dr. Al Sharpton and the National Action Network. NAN Newark Tech World is 1 of 6 21st Century Learning Centers established in (New York, Atlanta, Detroit, Los Angeles, Oakland, and Compton California) via the leadership of the National Action Network and the Rev Steffie Bartley, NAN New Jersey Chapters Coordinator and Director. NAN Newark Tech World  focuses on basic literacy, intermediate and advanced computer skills, coding, routing, switching, and networking IT skills. NAN Newark Tech World community members will learn about ways that technology can be helpful in their lives.

All-In-One Online Platform

We offer a great deal of courses to improve and nurture digital skills that will give you an competitive edge. We are highly trusted in our community.


Professional certificates add valuable credentials to your resume

digital literacy

Learn how to find, evaluate, and compose clear information through writing and mediums on digital platforms


Simulated experience sessions for entertainment, and educational training

Web Design

Developing simple static pages of plain text to complex web-based internet applications

3d certification

Process of building three-dimensional objects from a computer-aided design models


Computer programming training of designing and building an executable computer programs

Who are We?

NAN Newark Tech World was established in April 2016:

NAN Newark Tech World is a collaboration of various local stakeholders responding to the White House’s bold multi-sector initiative and call to action to up-skill Americans  to obtain a well-paying tech job, in just a few months. This extends the current efforts of Mayor Baraka’s Office to empower Newark residents and meet the talent needs of local businesses. Employers across the United States are in critical need of talent with these skills.

Located at 400 Hawthorne Ave in Newark, NAN Newark Tech World is a transformational institution for the area. Free for students, NAN Newark Tech World offer courses in web design, graphic design, digital literacy, networking, and more. In conjunction with local universities and nonprofits, the Tech Academy serves as a high-tech locus for the city.

Meet Our Leadership

Our goal is to help the community elevate their values through basic Digital Literacy, Computer Skills, Coding, Networking, and IT Skills.

Pastor Steffie Bartley

Chief Operation Officer

Sherion Hill


Tyeisha Jackson


Tijane Williams
                    Administrative Assistant
Derrick E. Law
Chief Technology Officer
Raisa Baraka
Media/Graphic Outreach

Our Process


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National Action Network

National Action Network is one of the leading civil rights organizations in the Nation with chapters throughout the entire United States. Founded in 1991 by Reverend Al Sharpton, NAN works within the spirit and tradition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to promote a modern civil rights agenda that includes the fight for one standard of justice, decency and equal opportunities for all people regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, criminal record, economic status, gender, gender expression, or sexuality.