Atlanta Makers is organized to keep the spirit of the Atlanta Mini Maker Faire alive all year through monthly open houses to the various makerspaces and studios in the area, and to build stronger connections between the members of the community.
Community Guilds teaches 21st century skills the old fashioned way.
Their approach to educational reform is to provide youth an opportunity to work hard and make things with their hands.
Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth; A family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. The Foundery is the Fiscal Sponsor and Producer of The 2013 Atlanta Mini Maker Faire.
Citizen Scholar is a community-driven pop-up school. Founded on the idea that everyone has something to learn and everyone has something to teach, Citizen Scholar creates the opportunity and infrastructure to turn the community into a dynamic, inclusive classroom.
Creative Energy Management is organized to help independent makers, artists, and craftsman become entrepreneurs. We offered guidance on choosing and filing for a proper business structure, protecting intellectual property, and creating a marketing and development strategy.
The Foundery provides opportunity, resources, and fiscal sponsorship to organizations that promote education and entrepreneurship in the areas of industrial arts, making, and manufacturing. Our mission is accomplished through creation and support of Maker spaces, STEAM programming, and Maker events.
It’s official! June 18 will forever be a National Day of Making! The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release June 17, 2014 NATIONAL DAY OF MAKING, 2014 ——- BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A P
Like OK Go, the President is fired up about hosting the first-ever White House Maker Faire, where he will celebrate America’s students and entrepreneurs who are inventing the future by using new tools and techniques to make just about anything
You may have deduced from the fact that because we had over 10,000 attendees last year or the fact that we’re now a two day event or the fact that we’ve moved to Downtown Decatur that the Atlanta Mini Maker Faire is now Maker Faire Atlanta, but if no
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Those of you watching this, i'm probably preaching to the choir but good description of what the maker movement can do. my biggest hang up is making sure this movement reaches kids who need it the most...otherwise it may increase vs decrease the opportunity divide.
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