The Story of COHD

Mission Statement

The Center of Higher Development (COHD) is a non-profit organization that provides computer training, workforce development and job readiness skills, GED preparation, practical life skills, and educational resources via technology with the purpose of providing digital opportunities in under-served communities in the Chicago-land area.

Our recognitions

  • Recipient of 21st Century CCLC Grant Award
  • Recipient of Magic Johnson Foundation / HP Grant Award for Lake Grove Village Neighborhood Networks Learning Center
  • Recipient of Hewlett Packard’s Community Technology Center Grant for Archer Courts NNLC
  • Recipient of the African American Legacy Initiative Grant from the Chicago Community Trust
  • Recipient of the City of Chicago Department of Family and Support Services, Agency Achievement Award
  • Designated by the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as a Neighborhood Networks Technology Center