“The SUPA STEAM goal is to level the educational playing field for youth to use their knowledge, imaginations and leadership to drive innovation by equipping them to become creators – not just consumers – of technology,” said Patrick Clark II, founder of Supporting Underprivileged Americans, Inc.
LAS VEGAS (PRWEB) March 22, 2018
WHAT: The inaugural Supporting Underprivileged Americans, Inc. (SUPA Inc.), a non-profit organization based in Las Vegas, NV is coordinating the #SUPASTEAM Difference Mobile App “Hackathon” #4SOCIALIMPACT devoted to ambitious young people with an interest in everything digital is where the next generation of teens and middle and high school student problem solvers that want to make a difference in their Las Vegas communities to solve our city's greatest problems or challenges. We believe once teens are engaged in our communities, they can make a difference.
The free two Saturday weekend event is open to all residents of Clark County aged 13-19. The #SUPASTEAM Difference STEM+Arts Education S.T.E.A.M. Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Arts MOBILE APP HACKATHON #4SOCIALIMPACT events for students to come together, create, compete, & win prizes! And all attendees are invited to celebrate the birthday party of the fabled inventor of the Bitcoin Blockchain Satoshi Nakamoto.
WHO: “The SUPA STEAM goal is to level the educational playing field for youth to use their knowledge, imaginations and leadership to drive innovation by equipping them to become creators – not just consumers – of technology,” said Patrick Clark II, founder of Supporting Underprivileged Americans, Inc.
WHERE: Doolittle Community Center 1950 J St; Las Vegas, Nevada 89106
WHEN: The Hackathon will be held Saturday, April 7th 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday, April 14th 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Register for free, and adult volunteers can sign up http://www.supasteam.org
WHY: #SUPASTEAM MISSION, is raising the bar this year as a shining example whose core value statement belief is that diversity is America’s strength and everyone should be given equal opportunity to learn critical, accessible, sustainable and creative 21st century skills. It is very important to help every student find her or his way and passion in life, with the knowledge, skills, and techniques that can be used to succeed both personally and professionally and make a positive impact on our world and their communities. #SUPASTEAM MISSION is educating and empowering youth revealing their natural creative and innovate ways of thinking to become the next talent as global thinkers and makers through curriculum infused with design-thinking methodology and purpose-driven projects. SUPA S.T.E.A.M. is passionate about innovation teaching coding, computers, programming, robots, science, engineering, math, the arts, blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies.
PHOTO OPS: 50 students working in teams to develop mobile app prototypes, local government officials, and VIPs.
About the Supporting Underprivileged Americans, Inc. & #SUPASTEAM Difference Mobile App #4SOCIALIMPACT Hackathon:
SUPA, Inc. which stands for Supporting Underprivileged Americans, Inc., is dedicated to empowering young people to rise above their environmental circumstances and to reach their full potential, S.U.P.A. Inc., will provide the services that will empower not only youth, but the families who surround and support them such as:
SUPASTEAM Academy: STEM+Arts Education S.T.E.A.M. Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Arts; Life Skills Training; Tutoring and Mentoring; College Scholarships; Parenting Skills; Post-Secondary Education Opportunities and Funding.