Over the years many surveys have been conducted on blacks in technology and it has been showed, we are 7+ years behind other races. This survey just covers Tech-Jobs. There are many organizations, social media groups and nonprofits based around pushing blacks to careers in the tech-industry.
Please Note: ZAPZ Tech Center will service all! Regardless of ones race, experience, background, and disabilities.
By being in the Tech field dealing with actual equipment for over 20yrs I have always found it to be a lonely one from lack of my peers! The interest in technology development in urban areas is very slim. There are many factors which prevent many urban communities from gaining an interest in-to technology however, the biggest factor is the equipment/tools that's needed to learn on. If a youth wants to go into building Virtual Reality Software, the computer starts at on the low-end ALIENWARE AURORA R11 GAMING DESKTOP $2,100, that's just the tower, still needs Special Monitors, Key Board, Mouse we're now over $2,600 and for VR you need to have the headsets in which to test your software on, they range from $599-$1500. So, just to get a youth started on the low side it's about est. $3,000. I'm personally well over $15,000 in equipment and software I use.
So, for the average family in an urban area, this is a hefty price tag! So, the youths are left with picking up another interest seeking a way out. If It's being a Rapper, Playing Sports, Becoming a Youtuber, Gamer or etc.. These are areas that cost next to nothing to pursue as a way to reaching just a better life.
By opening "ZAPZ Tech Center" we will be able to not only introduce the youths to a $14 Trillion Industry
( https://www.inc.com/andrew-thomas/this-industry-is-projected-to-be-14-trillion-by-2020-here-are-the-top-influence.html )
But also provide them with necessary tools to build. We will be the bridge that unites ideas with industry to accelerate the manufacturing development of emerging technologies and spark tomorrow’s innovations. For students who can't physically attend, they will have remote access to computers and software. Also we will offer Tech Camps where students that's not living in Orlando, FL would come for two (2) weeks for hands on training and they will visit many of the nation's leading Tech Companies and Neo City.
We're not not just teaching Coding, we're taking our students to the next level to open up more doors of introduction/opportunities.
Since 1998, ZNDN have been proud to serve the youths, stand in the paint for injustices , operate after school programs, virtual schools, summer camps, we have take youths on trips, held over 1000 meetings, I myself have spoke from the local elected chambers to the capital offices in Washington, DC and so much more. Please view our on line gallery, you will see some images of ZNDN Staff and Former/Current Students. (This is just random pictures, of trade shows, events, buildings, volunteering, interviews, fundraising, virtual reality workshops, the students and so much more.)
Click Link: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/qks6hi9uffccgg0/AADF98HuBVM8d2gPv6ZWZko3a?dl=0
We would like to show you that we have been boots on the ground for over 20yrs.
We are actively networking in 7 states (NJ, PA, DE, MD, SC, NV and FL) with the securing of a building (ZAPZ Tech Center) we will be able to reach students world-wide! Bring the learning to them, any time, any place on their levels.
As you can see we have been putting in work non-stop for over 20yrs and now we're seeking to open our first training center, that will not only service local youths but all ages world-wide in a digital format. we will need many generous donations to submit to film festivals. We would really appreciate your help!
1. Dollar Dream - $1- Digital thank you
2. Digi-Code - $5 - Personal Code
3. Digi-Pass - $10 - Shipped To You (emails us with screen shot to )
4. ZAPZ Kids Membership - $25 - Life Time Membership (Over $1000 in savings)
5. ZAPZ Kits- $50 - Membership & Unlimited Downloads
6. ZAPZ Edu'Kit - $100 - ZAPZ SmartTV Box, Digi-Pass, Membership, Unlimited Downloads
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7. Businesses/Daycares/Homes Schoolers - $200 - Exclusive Bundle (SmartTV Box, Unlimited Downloads, Access To Live Shows,
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