Volunteers Needed! We Are Code 3rd Annual VR/AR Hack-a-Thon

Calling all tech nerds, youth lovers and supporters in Los Angeles. LOS ANGELES METROPOLITAN CHURCHES (LAM) NEEDs YOU THIS WEEKEND. CALL THE OFFICE  323-238-0446 starting Tuesday to Wed 5pm TO CHECK IN AND REGISTER.    Check out last year’s video here.

ALL HANDS ON DECK SEPT 9TH & 10TH- South LA Youth programming in beautiful Downey Columbia Memorial Space Center- scroll all way down to see all the links 

IMPORTANT LINKS TO REGISTER AND VOLUNTEER

Event Brite link here.

Website link here.

THE ASK: 

  • Attend two-day event and spend at least 2 hours on site each day mentoring youth teams. 
  • Participate in everything from food set up, photo shoot with student teams on Sat and with winners on Sunday, helping with projects, helping with VIPs, sign in and collecting data , Digital Ambassadors, t-shirts, grab bags assembly and distribution
  • Volunteer and service this coming weekend. LAM is a new partner to the Dhat Stone High Tech Learning Academy and we are hosting a coding marathon for youth in the community!  we need volunteers to cover the long days (Sat 7am-9pm) and Sunday (7am-7pm).   LAM can provide gas stipends and food to those of you who may need a little boost to give back to the children. Call Cheryl. We need responsible adults who love youth & families to come out and support this wonderful event. We work with students of all achievement levels attending our partner schools, not just the highest-achieving students.  Our faith tells us: every single young person can overcome obstacles to achive and education and pursue their dreams.

HIGHLIGHTS:  This year's MC is Billionaire PA - look up his social media page here.

  • Iddris Sandu will also making an appearance - check him out here.
  • LAM'S OWN DJ MEGA HANDS WILL MAKE YOU LEAN & BOUNCE WITH HIS POWERFUL MIXES AND REMIXES FOR YOUNG AND OLD ALIKE! 
  • TEEN TALK DIGITAL CORRESPONDENTS and WIN MEDIA REPORTERS WILL BE ALL OVER THE SHADE AND HOTTEST MOMENTS TO REMEMBER AS we launch our first tech event  NO CAL TEENS AND SO CAL TEENS GO HEAD TO HEAD IN COMPETITION!

 

LAM's program results speak for themselves:

  • 2004 LAM launched its first youth program with youth organizer Greg Bell and funded by federal Government (Youth Educating and Advocating for Health)
  • 2008 LAM Launched Los Angeles Youth Collaborative with GRYD funding and Kevin Nash; created first school based student radio leadership programs at Fremont High
  • 2014 LAM Launched Teen Talk with 'Sarah from the Valley' DJ Megahands and Hot topics with Grace and Gyft
  • 2017 LAM joins forces with a team of industry professionals and business leaders to build the next generation of youth leaders in South LA- WE ARE CODE VR/AR Hack a thon
  • So far 100% of LAM teens plan to go to college; and so far 100% have attended college!
  • 77% of LAM teens are first in their family to attend college-helping to break the cycle of poverty gripping so many households in South LA/Westmont/Watts and Mid town

LAM's multi-pronged approach is founded on consistent relationship building with students to ensure they reach their highest academic potential and become contributing members of their community and the world. #codingiscool    #tothetop     #WEARECODE

Of course, pray for us and all the staff and other supporters who made this possible. amen.

 

WHEN
September 09, 2017 at 8am - September 10, 2017
WHERE
Columbia Memorial Space Center
12400 Columbia Way
Downey , CA 90242
United States
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