The Foundation is joining forces with academic institutions in New York City, Los Angeles, and Miami to bring STEAM education to their local communities
LOS ANGELES, February 1, 2023 /PRNewswire/ Louis Hernandez Jr.'s Foundation For A Bright Future ("For a Bright Future," "FABF"), a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the needs of underserved children through education and healthcare initiatives, announced the launch of its innovative Media Lab program at St. John Bosco High School (SJB) in Los Angeles. Key media technology leaders are supporting this groundbreaking initiative to make STEAM education more accessible.
The Media Lab is an initiative that creates an ecosystem for Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) education and hands-on experience for high school students to develop essential skills and engagement in the media space. The program starts with an introduction to content creation and will feature a cloud curriculum at the close of 2023 marking the beginning of its second phase.
"Our mission is to connect students from underprivileged and underrepresented communities with improved educational opportunities. We want to enable them to dream big and become successful people who can contribute to the development of their community. Through the Media Lab Program's collaboration with schools such as St. John Bosco in Los Angeles, more ambitious students will have the chance to become immersed in the field. This may be an inspiring experience for them to consider a career in media technology, which is both high paying and growing," said Louis Hernandez Jr., Founder and Chairman of the Board, FABF.