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412Build

Program Area: Innovation, ReClaim, Youth

Topic: Community Engagement, Education, Education & Training, Vacant Land, Youth, Youth Education

Year: 2015

Neighborhood: East End of Pittsburgh

Building ideas, building communities!


Based in the East End of Pittsburgh, 412Build offers a competitive 5-week paid learning experience in which youth aged 16-19 can explore entrepreneurship and making, and then use those skills to positively impact their community.
Participants will get to
  • Use high-tech tools (design software, lasers, CNC machines)
  • Gain entrepreneurial skills and knowledge necessary to start a business
  • Cultivate a sense of leadership
  • Build confidence through accomplishment
    • Understand systems thinking and collaboration via game play
    • Connect with local resources, businesses and organizations
    • Become an active citizen through the planning, design and installation of a project on a vacant lot in Pittsburgh
Program sessions are offered from June 22 – July 24 and July 27 – Aug 28.  Participants will be expected to arrive by 9:30am and stay until 5:00pm every day. Participants will earn $250 per week through dedication to work and meeting program expectations.

 

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