Author: Jacob Wilkenfeld-Mongillo

$100,000 Grant Awarded to The Clubhouse by Small Business Administration

Grant Will Expand Existing Workforce Readiness Program The Clubhouse Network was recently awarded a $100,000 grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The Makerspace Training, Collaboration and Hiring (MaTCH) Pilot Competition, recently launched by the SBA, provides funding to expand programs with job-specific and soft-skills training within existing makerspaces. The SBA awarded $1 million in prize money to only 12 organizations across the entire country. The grant will fund The Clubhouse Network’s new Skill-based Opportunities for Advancement and Readiness...

Clubhouse Manager Kahmal London paints using Virtual Reality tools

Clubhouse Manager Kahmal London Inspires Creativity and Self-Expression in Boston’s Teens

This Out-of-School Educator Pays It Forward This article originally appeared in the July/August 2019 issue of The Soultown magazine published by Cherie Nelson-Kabba, Clubhouse Coordinator at The Clubhouse @ Redwood City Boys & Girls Club. It is republished with permission. Kahmal London is in the business of inspiration. He spends his afternoons with Boston’s teens, providing them with space and tools to explore and create. On some days he’s teaching youth to illustrate using a stylus and a tablet, other days he’s...