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Best Buy Teen Tech Center on the West...

 I was originally introduced to the Best Buy Teen Tech Center through Jenny Garcia, a Family Services employee.  Jenny setup a meeting and introduced me to Lalo the Best Buy Teen Tech Center Coordinator.  The Best Buy Teen Tech Center is located at the Neighborhood Place, a community resource center located off Riva’s street […]

Mini Art Museum at Dreamonoid’s...

By joey lopez phd Here at we have been working on multiple fronts to keep tracking art and technology advocacy efforts. Myself, I have been working on networking and learning about various organizations who are going out into the community and working directly with businesses, schools and other non-profits to bring arts programing out […]

A night with Son Semillas

As one of the main contributors to openED SA I (joey lopez) am always looking for community groups who take advocacy and community engagement to such a personal level it transcends their own efforts. Watching Son Semillas co-founders Arabella Parlati Daniels and Francisco Cortes organize and facilitate a going away Fandango for one of the […]

Sierra Club Hiking Adventure

  openED SA’s joey lopez phd was able to catch up with the Sierra Club at Friedrich Park on January 21st, 2017.  The Sierra Club hosted two youth groups, Sutton Oaks Academy, from the Sutton Oaks Apartments and House of Teens, from MEYO.  The objective of the day is to give urban youth experiences in […]

Pre-K 4 SA – “Walk in our...

WALK IN OUR SHOES It’s not always easy for Pre-K students to tell parents about their daily activities. One way to enlighten parents about their children’s school life is to invite them into the classroom for Pre-K 4 SA’s parent day called “Walk in our Shoes”! This is a day where parents are invited to learn side-by-side and experience […]