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– STEM NOLA has been awarded a $1.25 million dollar grant from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation (Kellogg Foundation).
– A portion of the grant will go towards transforming a local New Orleans East building into the first STEM NOLA Innovation center.
– The balance will support STEM NOLA’s award-winning programming that addresses early childhood STEM exposure and skill gaps among Black and Latinx youth with engagement tools to improve mathematics and science proficiency, build confidence and performance in STEM-related subjects, and offer STEM-based professional development to childhood educators with STEM-based curriculum and materials.
– The grant will be distributed over a three-year period.
– The future STEM NOLA Innovation HUB will be located in the New Orleans East Opportunity Zone.