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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Gives Kids A Shot That Can’t Be Blocked

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar — NBA Hall of Famer, best-selling author, renowned columnist, historian, philanthropist— is laser-focused on underprivileged kids. The key to empowering them? Education. Through his Skyhook Foundation and Camp Skyhook, he’s on a mission to give inner city kids a “shot that can’t be blocked” at careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math;…

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Cover of “Diversity in STEAM Magazine” (Winter/Spring 2020)

“Kareem has been honored with the cover of “Diversity in STEAM Magazine” for the impact of his non-profit, The Skyhook Foundation. Kareem’s dedication to creating a more positive world has been evident throughout his life and his Skyhook Foundation is no exception. The Skyhook Foundation has created countless opportunities for underserved youth by providing them…

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Developing Future STEM Stars at Camp Skyhook

STEM education that’s nothing but net In today’s interconnected world, could you survive being in a forest, miles away from home with no cellular reception for an entire week? Through a recent investment made by the Panasonic Foundation, fourth and fifth graders – or Gen-Zers, true mobile mavens – are doing just that and gaining…

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Nano Banc News

It has been another great quarter for Nano Banc. As we say goodbye to summer and approach the holiday season, we continue our upward trajectory and look forward to what the New Year will bring. By 2019 year-end, the Banc is making a big push to gather another $100 million in deposit accounts tied to…

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What My Life In Sports Has Taught Me

An exclusive guest-post for Thought Economics By: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – The NBA’s All-Time Leading Scorer, 3x Award Winning Columnist of the Year, NY Times Best-Selling Author & Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient. Sports has dominated my life for most of my seventysome years, not just as a career, but as set of values and teachings as codified as…

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Camp Skyhook on NBC News

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Camp Skyhook featured on NBC News’ Life Connected: Black History Month Special Legendary NBA basketball great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has turned his passion from the court to connecting kids to higher education. NBC4’s Kim Baldonado visits Kareem at the much sought-after Camp Skyhook. For more information, visit NBCLosAngeles.com

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