Johnny Jackson played the computer game Roblox while his Computers4Kids mentor, Juandiego Wade, looked on. Wade is the current chairman of the Charlottesville School Board. Credit: Credit: Josh Mandell, Charlottesville Tomorrow

Computers4Kids hosted its annual showcase on Aug. 25 at its Clubhouse in the Ix warehouse complex.

C4K’s mentoring program lets low-income middle and high school students work on a creative project with the guidance of a volunteer mentor each week. C4K members who demonstrate commitment to the program receive a free refurbished computer that they can keep.

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Josh Mandell

Josh Mandell graduated from Yale in 2016 and has been recognized by the Virginia Press Association with five awards for education writing, health, science and environmental writing and multimedia reporting.