NEXT GEN INITIATIVE

Organization name: Pacers Sports and Entertainment

Program Type

Academic programs

Ages Served:

12-18 Years

Overview

Brief Program Summary: This program identifies talented high school students in Indianapolis public high schools who aspire for careers in journalism and media. Using a network of partners, like Pacers Sports & Entertainment, the Next Gen Initiative gives these students the opportunity to develop real-world learning, projects, etc.
Success Metrics: The purpose is to provide experiential learning opportunities for high school students in Indianapolis who aspire to careers in journalism and media production.

Demographics

Number Served & Racial Distribution:

Total Number of Individuals Annually Served

30

Black or African Americans Annually Served

50-60%

Hispanic or Latinos Annually Served

10-20%

Geographic Scope:

− Central Indiana Counties: Marion
− Additional/Other Areas of Focus: N/AV

Resources

Annual Operating Cost: $2,500
Initial Start-Up Cost: N/A

Contact Information

Organization Name: Pacers Sports and Entertainment
Website: https://www.nba.com/pacers/
Respondents Name: Daniel Lopez
Email: dlopez@pacers.com

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