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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 and College Track Students Celebrate College Acceptances Over Zoom catches up with the Class of 2020, giving them words of encouragement for the future. Read More

100% of College Track Class of 2019 Heading to University

This summer we graduated our 4th cohort at College Track with all 43 students set to attend college in the fall. Read More Honors Quincy Jones at 8th Annual TRANS4M Gala Hosts Foundation’s annual TRANS4M Celebration Honoring Legendary Music Producer Quincy Jones Read More at Bill & Melinda Gates Goalkeepers at Bill & Melinda Gates Goalkeepers Conference in NYC explaining the importance of STEM Read More

Bill Gates and discuss progress through STEAM

The two philanthropists discuss their shared passion for STEAM as tools for innovation. Read More

ESRI and foundation team up to map struggling neighborhoods

A maptivism project that gives context about communities in crisis, Read More, LA’s BEST, and LEGO Education team up to expand FIRST Robotics programs in Boyle Heights

This initiative will introduce competitive robotics to students at 6 elementary schools in low-income areas. Read More receives Crystal Award at World Economic Forum in Davos

The award recognizes artists who have shown exemplary commitment to improving the state of the world. Read More Funds FIRST Robotics Teams for Ferguson Students commits to helping students in Ferguson, MO build FIRST robotics teams in their community. 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


Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 virus has slowed down the entire world, and has stopped daily routines altogether.… Read More

A Conversation on Innovation with and Bill Gates

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The Black Eyed Peas: #WHERESTHELOVE

Get #WHERESTHELOVE on iTunes now. #WHERESTHELOVE Music Video Premieres Worldwide; Song Available for Download on… Read More

Black Eyed Peas Appear on the Today Show to share meaning behind #WHERESTHELOVE

The Black Eyed Peas appear on the Today Show on September 1, 2016 to discuss… Read More

ATTN Interviews We Need to Invest in Education

In honor of the reissue of the Black Eyed Peas' 2001 hit "Where's the Love?",… Read More


13 years later, The Black Eyed Peas and rest of the world are still asking,… Read More

The History of Foundation

Transforming lives through inspiration, education and opportunity since 2010. Take a look at our major… Read More College Track Boyle Heights Students Launch to College College Track celebrated its inaugural Launch to College on May 19, 2016. Los Angeles… Read More 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

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 for the National Day of Civic Hacking challenges Americans to hack for civic good and make apps for their cities and… Read More