ROBOTICS PROGRAM

Organization name: 100 Black Men of Indianapolis, Inc.

Program Type

Academic programs
Mentoring and career navigation programs

Ages Served:

5-11 Years
12-18 Years

Overview

Brief Program Summary: 12 – 15 week porgram for 4th-8th grade students at IPS 43 who learn from trained mentors of major corporations on the mechanics of assembling and training robots. Students compete against their peers in local competitions.
Success Metrics: Students meet weekly with mentors from Salesforce, Lilly Co., Cummins Inc, and Rolls Royce. These leaders provide insight into the mechanics of assembling robots, mentoring, and hands-on training of students to one day compete against their peers in local competitions.

Demographics

Number Served & Racial Distribution:

Total Number of Individuals Annually Served

20-30 students

Black or African Americans Annually Served

N/A

Hispanic or Latinos Annually Served

N/A

Geographic Scope:

− Central Indiana Counties: Marion
− Additional/Other Areas of Focus: IPS School 43

Resources

Annual Operating Cost: N/A
Initial Start-Up Cost: N/A

Contact Information

Organization Name: 100 Black Men of Indianapolis, Inc.
Website: https://100blackmenindy.org/robotics
Respondents Name: William Durham
Email: wdurham@100blackmenindy.org

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