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At a time when California is placing a greater emphasis on science education, most students did not score at a proficient level on the state’s new science test, with scores especially low among several student groups. The results of the test were released this week. They represent the first scores on the California Science Test, a new Read More »

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The Panasonic Foundation responds to the growing demand for STEM literacy with a $100,000 contribution to Camp Skyhook. NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — For more than 100 years, Panasonic has been committed to making positive contributions to society. The Panasonic Foundation today announced that it has contributed $100,000 to the Skyhook Foundation. This contribution supports Camp Skyhook, Read More »

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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; Read More »

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“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 Read More »

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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 Read More »

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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 Read More »

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Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger joined by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver along with NBA and WNBA players to officially unveil first-of-its-kind destination at Disney Springs LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Aug. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — It was a championship-worthy celebration Monday morning at Disney Springs for the grand opening of NBA Experience. Amid cheering fans Read More »

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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 Read More »

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