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Thursday, August 2 • 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Youth Jam: Mozilla Hive Summer Code Party

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Build a webpage!
Create your own meme!
Trick-out your Tumblr theme!
Make your own web-made film!

Think of it as a learning party, where youth have the opportunity to play with cool, new digital tools that help them make awesome stuff on the web, while also learning a bit about HTML and CSS. Activities are best suited to those ages 12 and up.

Hive Learning Network NYC is a Mozilla project and part of The MacArthur Foundation's Digital Media & Learning initiative. Hive NYC is comprised of thirty-nine non-profit organizations—museums, libraries, media and other youth-facing organizations—that create opportunities for tweens and teens to explore their interests using digital media and other technologies for educational outcomes. For more information please visit www.explorecreateshare.org.


Speakers
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Lainie De Coursy

Communications and Operations Manager, Hive Learning Network
Lainie DeCoursy is Communications and Operations Manager at Hive Learning Network NYC, a project of the Mozilla Foundation. Her responsibilities include internal communications, social media content creation, media relations, event planning and cultivating opportunities for youth in Hive NYC programs to share their stories and experiences broadly. She has more than 15 years experience in consumer PR working... Read More →
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Leah Gilliam

Project Director, Hive Learning Network
Leah Gilliam is the Director of Hive NYC Learning Network, a project of the Mozilla Foundation. Leah is a facilitator, educator and designer who is fascinated by systems and the way things work. She has a rich history designing learning experiences and hacking culture—working with everything from board games and media installation to program development and wearable technologies. A graduate of NYU's Interactive Telecommunications... Read More →
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Chris Lawrence

Director, Hive NYC Learning Network
Chris Lawrence is the Director of Hive Learning Network NYC, a consortium of non-profit organizations working together to create and connect learning opportunities for local middle and high school-aged youth in New York City. Chris directs Hive NYC for the Mozilla Foundation with funding from the Digital Media and Learning Initiative at the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Chris previously... Read More →


Thursday August 2, 2012 12:30pm - 4:00pm
L-Lab