By Rachel Goldman Alper, Maker Education Initiative
The Maker Education Initiative (Maker Ed) will expand its AmeriCorps VISTA project from its California focus to include five underserved communities throughout the United States. Ten new VISTA members and a VISTA leader will begin their work in July 2014. The Maker VISTA members will work year round to reduce poverty by inspiring low-income students through maker programs that engage them in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), as well as, the arts and learning as a whole.
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