Black Eyed Peas front man will.i.am returns to campaign mode with his new song “American Dream” that is kicking off a $5 million GoFundMe fundraising initiative today to benefit the i.am Angel Foundation. [embed]https://youtu.be/1NjH_pVai2M[/embed] Education is a core building block…Read More
i.am STEAMi.am ART
i.am ART aims to inspire creative thinking about solutions to our global challenges through the promotion of the arts with science and technology.
Innovation can’t exist without the arts and creativity. In 2008, The Peapod Foundation opened the first Peapod Music & Arts Academy, a cutting-edge arts center serving at-risk teens at the Watts-Willowbrook Boys and Girls Club. Similar programs were launched in Oakland, Redwood City, New York City, and San Jose. The Peapod’s mission is to transform the lives of underserved students through meaningful arts programs that help strengthen academic performance and position youth as agents of change in their communities.
At Roosevelt High School in Boyle Heights, the i.am Angel Foundation helped a librarian bring her space into the modern age. A mobile cart on wheels equipped with circuits and high-tech games and crafts enables students to experiment and learn…Read More
On April 20th, i.am College Track students were visited by Winston Duke, actor in Marvel's hit movies "Black Panther" and "Avengers: Infinity War". Duke didn't host an acting workshop; instead, he encouraged students to pursue STEAM as our students built…Read More
Last week, i.am 3D Experience students saw one of their creations launch into outer space on the Orion Spacecraft's maiden voyage! A 3D-printed robot sculpture, mascot of Roosevelt High School's FIRST Robotics team the "L.A. Streetbots," was included in the…Read More
From Boyle Heights to London! Two of our i.am 3D Experience students from Boyle Heights were selected to join will.i.am at the opening of the Digital Revolution at London's Barbican Center, and have their artwork put on display alongside other…Read More
From The Prince's Trust, originally posted on 7/14/2014: will.i.am has supported hundreds of unemployed young people through STEM-focused Prince's Trust programmes. Young people completing a Prince’s Trust course were today visited by will.i.am, who saw how his £500,000 donation is making…Read More
From The Guardian, originally posted on 7/2/2014: Image: Projection called Pyramidi follows visitors around room and plays special song written by the musician at Digital Revolution show. The eyes of a 6ft-tall 3D animated will.i.am in ancient Egyptian headdress follow…Read More