501c3 tax-exempt nonprofit organization - Immersing students in STEM education!
Uplift's goals are:
To provide safe out-of-school activities and environments for children with opportunities for self and creative expression, development in social and leadership skills, and educational achievement, as well as vocational and career skills ready for the 21 st century marketplace;
To research and develop educational media and learning technology for students to improve and enhance their overall educational achievement, cognitive awareness; and preparation for the skill demands of the 21 st century marketplace;
To offer families, teachers and other adult community members innovative trainings, tools, and resources to support themselves, their families, and their classrooms; and
To establish partnerships with like-organizations for a broader impact.
Diverse City Fund
CYITC ('The Trust')
MacArthur Foundation 2010 Digital Media & Learning Competition
2011 Google RISE Award
2010 ING Unsung Heroes Award
Myles & Ayesha, Myles & Ayesha Black Inventors Match Game (iPhone & Android), The Black Scholars Index, Youth APPLab, Robotics in DC