About (Mission & Vision)
The Effect AI & Blockchain Center mission is to provide an inspiring and safe out-of-school learning environment where young people from underserved communities not only learn about the various aspects of new technology but also have access to earn an income in applying their learning in practice. In addition we connect members with mentors to explore their own ideas, develop new skills, and build confidence in themselves through the use of technology. The Effect AI & Blockchain Center also supports community-based initiatives by providing start-up support, professional development, new technology innovations, evaluation and assessment, partnership opportunities, and access to an online community for youth, mentors, and staff.
Our Core Values
Creating and developing ongoing pathways to accelerated learning, work & employment and mentorship.
Empowering youth by granting full access to safe environments and their resources.
Encouraging an inclusive environment that embraces the rich diversity of youth across the globe.
With every new Effect Center that opens, it’s the goal to have it run by its members.
Guiding and developing cutting edge skills to give youth the confidence to succeed anywhere and anytime with up to the minute knowledge and understanding.
The Effect AI & Blockchain Center’s will be recognized globally as a leading youth technology learning provider, inspiring and exciting young people from underserved communities to develop fluency in Artificial Intelligence and become self-motivated and confident experts through hands-on, participatory experiences that make learning relevant, meaningful, and fun. The vision at its core is to increase young people’s opportunities to build fulfilling careers by enabling them to develop advanced technological skills, inspiring them to pursue higher education and explore potential careers in scientific and technical fields, and providing ongoing positive experiences with mentors who serve as role models.