Assemble is a nonprofit organization and community space for arts and technology education located in Pittsburgh’s Garfield neighborhood.
At our core, our mission is to build confidence through making. By creating approachable opportunities for learners of all ages to engage with Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (S.T.E.A.M.) based activities.
Community and Outreach
Located at 4824 Penn Avenue puts us right in the middle of Pittsburgh’s Friendship, Garfield, and Bloomfield neighborhoods. Assemble is proud to connect the children in our neighborhood with fun events and workshops to help kindle their interest in science, technology, engineering, art, and math.
Assemble is a space to generate and share ideas. To that end, we welcome people who know things and people who want to know things into our community. Whether it’s a workshop for kids on how solar panels work, or an exhibition using modern technology to recreate the experience of a local farm in our space, Assemble is dedicated to sharing more ideas with more people.
Toyz Electronics is an Ed-tech company focused on building a more diverse workforce for the future. We have an App that empowers diverse and disadvantaged students to become the Superhero versions of themselves and get to select Universities like Carnegie Mellon and MIT or pathway to sustainable careers in creative, hardware, software, manufacturing, or entrepreneurship. It’s based on our Black Superhero Father and Son co-founder duo. Father Damola Idowu enrolled at Syracuse University at 16 studying Mechanical Engineering and Economics. Son Wole Idowu enrolled at Carnegie Mellon University at 15 studying Electrical and Computer Engineering. We are based at the Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship at Carnegie Mellon University.
No matter what’s gotten in your way, at Passport Academy Charter School (PACS), we’ll work with you to create an individualized plan for both high school and post-graduation success; to college, to a vocational program, or straight to a career that fits who you are. PACS serves high school students who are at least 17 but under age 21 who reside in Pennsylvania.
Breakthrough Pittsburgh is a tuition-free, six-year academic program that is dedicated to creating a community of students that have access to programs and resources that enrich their knowledge, experiences, and skills. It is a vibrant learning community, where highly motivated students matriculate to and graduate from college, many as the first in their families to do so, and current college students emerge as leaders who are inspired to become the next generation of educators and child advocates.
Visionz Group, LLC (Visionz) is a revolutionary e-learning platform that allows youth and young adults aged 12 to 24 to interactively develop the life skills required for professional and career-focused growth. Visionz is dedicated to providing young people with the critical life skills they need to succeed, and excel in life through cutting-edge tools, a nurturing learning environment, climate, and culture. The Company’s mission is to strengthen the lives of youth through education, empowerment, and support. Visionz is an invaluable resource for young people, businesses, and the community at large with the vision to provide at-risk youth the critical life skills they will need to avoid the hardships they otherwise will face.
Visionz Group has developed a robust, interactive, College, Career and Life Skills Readiness curriculum that has been used by colleges, youth groups, corporations and more to improve the Soft Skills of those they serve. Ours is extensively researched, culturally responsive and based on best practices such as the 5E’s of sequential learning. The Visionz curriculum includes all the materials needed for instruction (PowerPoint, Facilitator Guides, Activity Handouts, Reflective Journals, etc.).
We are a family based business who has been in the child care industry for over 20 years providing outstanding service. Our center provides age appropriate programs that are carefully designed for our children. We are licensed by the State of Pennsylvania and are rated a Star 4 facility.
Our mission is to consistently strive to provide the highest level of service to our children and their families. By nurturing growth and development, relationships and understanding, we believe children can achieve their full potential and become creative, independent, responsible, full-functioning, and self-directed adolescents and adults, who can make good decisions for themselves.
Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) is the nation’s leading collaborative in robotics and workforce innovation. Structured as a public-private partnership, we accelerate transformative robotic technologies and education to increase U.S. global manufacturing competitiveness. Founded in January 2017 in Pittsburgh, PA by Carnegie Mellon University, and funded by the Department of Defense, ARM is part of the Manufacturing USA® network. Learn more at http://www.arminstitute.org.