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poieto is a community hub for participatory practices in tech design, development, and education. We aim to cultivate belonging, trust, understanding, and accountability in the tech space, through digital making and educational workshops.

2 Submitted Ideas

  • LEARN ·2023 Grants Challenge

    Art + AI for LA Youth

    poietoworks, a project of poieto, is a STEAM education initiative that provides LA elementary school students with creative entry points to emerging technologies. Our students-primarily BIPOC and from low-income backgrounds-learn fundamental coding concepts all while having fun and making art. In classrooms across LA, we aim to enhance creativity, digital equity, and feelings of belonging in the tech space.

  • LEARN ·2022 Grants Challenge

    Creating AI Futures

    poieto aims to provide creative entry points to emerging technologies through educational STEAM workshops. In collaboration with Inner-City Arts, our classes will lower barriers to creating with technology, provide access to emerging industries, and catalyze imaginations of the future of technology.