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STEAM is Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. We bring STEAM programs to underserved communities like Boyle Heights to enable its youth to compete for the jobs of the future. Learn More


We empower students in Boyle Heights to reach their dreams of a college degree through College Track, a program providing comprehensive academic and social support. Learn More


We provide young leaders and innovators with financial assistance for a world-class education. Since 2009 the Scholarship program has awarded more than $800,000 to qualifying students in need of financial support. Learn More

News To Help Fund FIRST Robotics Teams for Ferguson Students commits to helping students in Ferguson, MO build FIRST robotics teams in their community. Read More

TRANS4M 2016 Gala Raises over $1million hosted his fourth annual TRANS4M event benefiting the Foundation Read More at Davos to Promote 'New Way of Learning' attends annual meeting of the World Economic Forum to discuss the power of STEAM education. Read More FIRST Team Wins FTC Motivate Award

Our middle school robotics team wins an award at their first-ever competition! Read More Students Get Coding at Winter Hackathon

Over 70 youth coders gather for annual winter hackathon in Boyle Heights. Read More Sent These Four Kids To College In 2009. They Didn't Let Him Down.

The first recipients of the Scholarship have graduated, here's what they are up to now. Read More

Videos FIRST Robotics Student Appears on Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls FIRST Robotics student Cynthia Erenas from Boyle Heights got the special chance to join… Read More College Track Students Study Chinese Alive!

The Foundation has partnered with the UCLA Confucius Institute and the 100,000 Strong Foundation… Read More Gifts a New EKOCYCLE Cube 3D Printer to Robotics Students

At the first ever White House Maker Faire on June 18, 2014, The Coca-Cola Company,… Read More Speaks to 2015 Esri Developer Summit Audience beams into the 2015 Esri Developer Summit and speaks to Esri founder Jack Dangermond… Read More

Hack for L.A. 2014 at Los Angeles City Hall

On May 31 - June 1, 2014, Foundation helped organize the first ever hackathon… Read More

The Pyramidi: A Digital Revolution Exhibit

The Pyramidi is a collaborative multimedia project by and Yuri Suzuki, created for the… Read More Student Coder Speaks at Dreamforce

Boyle Heights student Cynthia Erenas shares her inspirational story onstage at #DF14, outlining the positive… Read More for the National Day of Civic Hacking challenges Americans to hack for civic good and make apps for their cities and… Read More What Most Schools Don’t Teach

A short message from Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg,, NBA all-star Chris Bosh, Drew Houston… Read More FIRST: My Robot is Better Than Your Robot

Science is rock and roll. Find out why geeks are the coolest people from,… Read More