The Illinois Technology Foundation, in partnership with ITKAN, is working with Microtrain and BLUE1647 on two separate training initiatives for this year. Working with several corporate sponsors (exs; PepsiCo, Blue Cross) ITKAN will establish clear intern programs with the aim that these internships develop into hiring opportunities for appropriately qualified and trained ITKAN members. ITKAN's 2015 initiative to support ADA 25 Chicago is the creation and deployment of early training-to-intern-to-hire tech curricula for qualified people with disabilities who are members of ITKAN. ITKAN is an open group and welcomes anyone with a passion for IT.