Youth Web Design Program (2023)

Teaching High School students no-code web development skills by creating websites for local businesses.

High school students acquire all the tools needed to build an e-commerce  website for Seattle businesses.  

Seattle businesses receive a FREE Square business website!


During the 6 week program (April 18-May 20, 2023):

  • Students will receive expert instruction on designing e-commerce websites and gain real world experience working with businesses in a “contractor” role, learn domain management, SEO, building components of a website, layout, design & branding, integrating social media and creating content plans & receive a $1000.00 stipend!
  • Businesses will receive a fully functional free website and website hosting for two years, a custom website, a complete business & product professional photo & video shoot and ongoing skills to navigate, utilize and keep websites current.


Students interested in participating in the program must meet the following criteria:

  • Resident of the City of Seattle
  • Currently attending Franklin High School
  • Age 15-19


  • Located in Seattle, WA with a City of Seattle Business License
  • Priorities are given to participants of the Digital Sales Access Program 
  • Cannot be a 501(c)(3) non profit 
  • Business and Occupation (B &O) taxes must be paid in full
  • Do not have a website, or website is not current, functional or updatable  


  • April 18th & April 20th - Youth Training 
  • April 25th & April 27th - Youth Training 
  • May 2nd & May 4th - Youth Training
  • May 6th - Youth & Business Design
  • May 13th - Youth & Business Design 
  • May 20th - Youth & Business Design 
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Infinitum Humanitarian Systems

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Living Building Challenge

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Haiti Coffee Co

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Impact Bio Energy

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Ambient Water

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The DoSchool

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Days for Girls

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