Keary Rosen 3D modelling Rev. Al Sharpton in the reverend's office.
Toggle caption Photo by The Reverend Al Sharpton, and Professor Keary Rosen

Form Design Studio will launch 3D Modeling program in Newark’s North Ward

Express Newark Partner, The Form Design Studio will take part in an initiative to bring digital literacy and IT skills to Newark residents who live in the North Ward.

Tech World is a collaboration of various local stakeholders responding to the White House’s bold multi-sector initiative and call to action to up-skill Americans in digital literacy.

This broadens the current efforts of Mayor Baraka’s Office to empower Newark residents to meet the talent needs of local businesses.

Form Design Studio Director, Professor Keary Rosen, is developing a 3D modeling and printing program that will include introductory, intermediate as well as advance 3D modeling.  His program will then be used as the template for other Tech World locations around the country.

The 3D modeling and printing program we are developing is meant to activate creativity, as well as introduce practical skill sets that can be applied in the job market.

The end goal is to connect Newark youths and other members of Newark communities with free technical resources.  The students who complete the program will receive a Rutgers University-Newark certificate of completion.

Resin models of Rev. Sharpton and Mayor Ras Baraka
Resin models of Rev. Sharpton and Mayor Ras Baraka 

NAN Newark Tech World is the brainchild of the Rev Doctor Al Sharpton and the National Action Network. Tech World is 1 of 6  Twenty First Century Learning Centers established around the country via the leadership of the National Action Network.  In Newark, this program is spearheaded by Reverend Steffie Bartley, who is NAN NJ Chapter Coordinator and Director.

For more information on NAN Newark Tech World, visit this link.

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