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Disney Comes to Harlem to Unveil New S.T.E.M. Center at Boys & Girls Clubs of Harlem

On Friday, May 10th, Boys & Girls Clubs of Harlem unveiled its new state-of-the-art Center of Innovation, designed to spark youth’s interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and shape the leaders of tomorrow. Funded by Disney, the Center of Innovation will be outfitted with modern technology such as 3D printers, high-definition video conferencing and other tools to brainstorm ideas and collaborate on community improvement projects. The new STEM Center of Innovation at Boys & Girls Clubs of Harlem, one of 12 Boys & Girls Club recipients across the U.S., is part of a $1 million grant from Disney. S

STEM education is critical to the future success of our young people, as most of the fastest growing jobs in the U.S. will require some education in STEM. With the high demand for STEM professionals, it is important to inspire curiosity and passion for these subjects

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