The Futures Fund
Through The Futures Fund, a STEAM education and workforce development program, The Walls train middle and high school for the jobs of the future. The ten-week program is administered every spring and fall by highly trained industry professionals to build a sustainable ecosystem of economic empowerment and development with youth.
Teens learn coding skills
Teens learn photography skills
|Week 1||8/31||8:30 AM - 1 PM|
|Week 2||9/07||8:30 AM - 1 PM|
|Week 3||9/21||8:30 AM - 1 PM|
|Week 4||9/28||8:30 AM - 1 PM|
|Week 5||10/05||8:30 AM - 1 PM|
|Week 6||10/19||8:30 AM - 1 PM|
|Week 7||10/26||8:30 AM - 1 PM|
|Week 8||11/09||8:30 AM - 1 PM|
|Week 9||11/16||8:30 AM - 1 PM|
|Week 10 - Capstone||11/23||8:30 AM - 1 PM|
By developing these skills early, students are set on a path to secondary education, or a career in growing industries with higher earning potential. To date, participants have generated $30,000 in revenue through our program with internships and product sales and have launched their own startup businesses in web-design, photography, apparel design, and social media marketing.
The Futures Fund is comitted to building sustained economic development, while working towards a systemic reduction of poverty.