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Tuesday, July 09, 2013
For Immediate Release
Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Services

Contact: Margaret Kurtz
Telephone: 229-6993

 

City Of Las Vegas Offers Free Teen Tech Trainings July 15-17
Youth Ages 13-18 Invited To Learn Digital Media Arts At Stupak Community Center

 

The city of Las Vegas is partnering with the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District to offer youth ages 13-18 free training in digital media arts July 15-17 at the Stupak Community Center, located at 251 W. Boston Ave. Youth will participate in hands-on workshops in movie making, graphic design and music creation from 1 to 4 p.m. each day. The training is free, but advance registration is required. Space is limited. For details and registration, call (702) 229-2488.

The program is funded by a grant from the MacArthur Foundation and the Institute for Museum and Library Services. The city of Las Vegas, Las Vegas-Clark County Library District, PwC Charitable Foundation, Best Buy, and the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Foundation also are contributing resources.

This youth initiative is part of the Vegas Valley Youth Digital Learning Labs project that aims to design a distributed network of digital learning opportunities for youth.

For more information on the project and other training dates and locations, call (702) 507-6281 or 229-5406.

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