TEC Leimert

TEC Leimert TEC stands for Technology and Entertainment Convergence. TEC Leimert is a nonprofit organization which exposes individuals in the South LA community to innovations in art and tech.
(4)

TEC stands for Technology and Entertainment Convergence. This is an event which seeks to connect art and tech thought leaders with South L.A. community members to expose innovations in entertainment and technology

After two Italian volunteers used a 3-D printer to manufacture a desperately needed ventilator component for those stric...
03/31/2020
Italians Found Way to 3-D Print Key Ventilator Piece for $1 to Help Battle Coronavirus—So the Company With the Patent Is Threatening to Sue

After two Italian volunteers used a 3-D printer to manufacture a desperately needed ventilator component for those stricken by the coronavirus, the medical company with the patent for the device threatened to sue—even as the printed valves saved at least 10 people's lives in a hospital in the northern Italian city of Brescia.
https://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/03/18/italians-found-way-3-d-print-key-ventilator-piece-1-help-battle-coronavirus-so

"There were people whose lives were in danger, and we acted. Period."

Myron Rolle has gone from Tennessee Titans safety to doctor on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The former Flo...
03/30/2020
Former NFL Player Myron Rolle Is Now A Doctor Fighting COVID-19

Myron Rolle has gone from Tennessee Titans safety to doctor on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. The former Florida State football player and Rhodes scholar is now a third-year resident at Massachusetts General Hospital.

https://www.blackenterprise.com/former-nfl-player-myron-rolle-is-now-a-doctor-fighting-covid-19/

Myron Rolle has gone from Tennessee Titans safety to doctor on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic as a third-year resident at Massachusetts Hospital.

Black people have been targeted disproportionately on Zoom by trolls who have yelled “nigger” during children’s storytim...
03/28/2020
Demand that Zoom immediately create a solution to protect its users from racist cyber attacks!

Black people have been targeted disproportionately on Zoom by trolls who have yelled “nigger” during children’s storytimes and professor’s open office hours. One victim is urging community members to be be part of a solution that prevents classrooms, organizations, POC, especially Black people from being attacked on its platform.
https://campaigns.organizefor.org/petitions/demand-that-zoom-immediately-create-a-solution-to-protect-its-users-from-racist-cyber-attacks

I'm a Black, first-generation college graduate from the Southside of Chicago, who worked diligently to get to March 26th - the day I would finally get to defend my dissertation and earn my doctorate of education degree from California State University, Long Beach. Due to the social distancing during...

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the grocery delivery company has refused to offer its 175,000 gig workers basic protectio...
03/27/2020
Instacart’s Gig Workers Are Planning a Massive, Nationwide Strike

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the grocery delivery company has refused to offer its 175,000 gig workers basic protections like hazard pay, hand sanitizer, and paid leave for those with pre-existing health conditions.
https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/4agmvd/instacarts-gig-workers-are-planning-a-massive-nationwide-strike

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the grocery delivery company has refused to offer its 175,000 gig workers basic protections like hazard pay, hand sanitizer, and paid leave for those with pre-existing health conditions.

Roughly 50,000 Instagram viewers got a taste of what a White House briefing from the coronavirus task force would be lik...
03/27/2020
Fauci Interviewed By NBA Star Stephen Curry On Instagram

Roughly 50,000 Instagram viewers got a taste of what a White House briefing from the coronavirus task force would be like if only the doctor, not President Trump, answered questions.
https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/03/26/822049565/fauci-interviewed-by-nba-star-stephen-curry-on-instagram

Over 50,000 Instagram viewers watched as the Golden State Warriors point guard probed one of the country's top infectious disease experts about the coronavirus.

Thrown into the breach, public schools are setting out on an unprecedented experiment: With little training and even few...
03/27/2020
The Biggest Distance-Learning Experiment In History: Week One

Thrown into the breach, public schools are setting out on an unprecedented experiment: With little training and even fewer resources, in a matter of days they're shifting from a system of education that for centuries has focused on face to face interaction, to one that works entirely at a distance.

https://www.npr.org/2020/03/26/821921575/the-biggest-distance-learning-experiment-in-history-week-one

Districts are scrambling to get remote learning lessons in place. But over half of students live near the poverty line, 14% have a learning disability, and some struggle just to find Internet access.

With knowledge and skills he learned from enrichment classes Virginia youth is making a difference donating masks it tak...
03/25/2020
13-year-old Va. boy uses parents' 3D printer to make masks he's now donating

With knowledge and skills he learned from enrichment classes Virginia youth is making a difference donating masks it takes him about 90 minutes to make at a cost of about a dollar each.
http://wjla.com/news/local/13-year-old-uses-parents-3d-printer-to-make-masks-hes-now-donating

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (ABC7/WJLA) – Charles Randolph, despite being out of school and a bit bored, keeps busy thanks to his parents. Charles Randolph doing homework. Randolph says, “My mom has me on a super strict schedule. It’s not the best thing in the world but, two hours of homewor...

Erykah Badu joins John Legend, Coldplay’s Chris Martin, Pink and other recording artists who have been using Instagram a...
03/25/2020
Erykah Badu To Perform Live Stream Concert From Her Bedroom

Erykah Badu joins John Legend, Coldplay’s Chris Martin, Pink and other recording artists who have been using Instagram and other social media outlets to perform for fans while the U.S. (and many countries around the world) remains under home confinement amid the spread of COVID-19.
https://www.vibe.com/2020/03/erykah-badu-live-stream-concert-from-bedroom

The singer is inviting fans to attend the “quarantine concert series” which will cost fans $1 to view.

In this digital world of science and technology the Coronavirus has humbled the world’s religions and people are still d...
03/25/2020
COVID-19: Invest more in science, less in religion, Mrs Akeredolu urges Nigerians — Daily Times Nigeria

In this digital world of science and technology the Coronavirus has humbled the world’s religions and people are still depending on praying and fasting for miracles to happen.
https://dailytimes.ng/2020/03/20/covid-19-invest-more-in-science-less-in-religion-mrs-akeredolu-urges-nigerians/?fbclid=IwAR0EWxUUhI5LZQ7UY-zGfRs3eEdG0TOEMn9BANyYFbSge6I-dx_5KhtNM8s

Wife of Ondo State Governor, Mrs Betty Akeredolu, has stressed the need for Nigeria and Nigerians to set their priorities right by investing more in

House Democrats proposal to create a ‘digital dollar’ and the establishment of ‘digital dollar wallets to send shock wav...
03/24/2020
New Coronavirus Stimulus Bill In Congress Creates U.S. Digital Dollar

House Democrats proposal to create a ‘digital dollar’ and the establishment of ‘digital dollar wallets to send shock waves through the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry, particularly for those following central bank digital currencies around the world, this signals the U.S. is serious in establishing infrastructure for a central bank digital currency.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonbrett/2020/03/23/new-coronavirus-stimulus-bill-introduces-digital-dollar-and-digital-dollar-wallets/

As the markets continue to drop and the U. S. looks to Congress for agreement on a massive stimulus package to save the economy from impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, the newest offer by House Democrats includes a very forward-looking kind of stimulus: the creation of a ‘digital dollar’

For the first time in history the start of an Olympics will be delayed to another year. The Opening Ceremony will not be...
03/24/2020
Summer Olympics in Tokyo have officially been postponed until 2021 — NBC Sports

For the first time in history the start of an Olympics will be delayed to another year. The Opening Ceremony will not be held on July 24 as scheduled, but on an undetermined 2021 date, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

https://apple.news/Aar3-KoaAQL6PjsT5jRlJzw

The Tokyo Olympics have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, marking the first time in history that the start of the Games will be delayed.

A story about power as much as it is about black hair care is finally being told after many, many years gathering dust s...
03/24/2020
Madam C.J. Walker tackled the politics of black hair. More than a century later, the battle still rages on.

A story about power as much as it is about black hair care is finally being told after many, many years gathering dust sitting on the desks of Hollywood executives.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/arts-entertainment/2020/03/23/netflix-self-made-madam-cj-walker-black-hair/

Netflix's "Self Made," in which Octavia Spencer plays Madam C.J. Walker, shows that black hair has always been — and remains — political.

The unanimous ruling, written by Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch, was a victory for Comcast and, by extension, Charter Co...
03/23/2020
Supreme Court hands win to Comcast in $20 billion racial discrimination suit

The unanimous ruling, written by Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch, was a victory for Comcast and, by extension, Charter Communications. Both were sued by African American media mogul Byron Allen for refusing to distribute his stations.
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/23/supreme-court-hands-win-to-comcast-in-racial-discrimination-suit.html

In a unanimous opinion authored by Justice Neil Gorsuch, the top court agreed with Comcast in upholding a high bar for bringing suits under the 1866 Civil Rights Act.

Elementary school strident starts a non-profit called "Cool and Dope" with the mission to "eradicate all bullying and yo...
03/23/2020
Maryland boy uses $600 of savings to make coronavirus care packages for seniors, feed 90 students

Elementary school strident starts a non-profit called "Cool and Dope" with the mission to "eradicate all bullying and youth suicide through political and social action by his 18th birthday on Nov. 20, 2030." He is now using his platform to combat the Coronavirus pandemic.
https://www.fox5dc.com/news/maryland-boy-uses-600-of-savings-to-make-coronavirus-care-packages-for-seniors-feed-90-students

A 7-year-old used the money he saved up to help those in need as a way to overcome fear with acts of love.

To help cultivate useful academic habits, the National Society of Black Engineers chapter at UCLA developed a student-re...
03/23/2020
UCLA chapter of National Society of Black Engineers celebrates 40 years

To help cultivate useful academic habits, the National Society of Black Engineers chapter at UCLA developed a student-retention mobile app called NSBEmon that helps users track how often they make time to attend office hours or sit in the front row of class and garnered the “Small Chapter of the Year” award at NSBE’s national convention in 2015.
https://newsroom.ucla.edu/stories/ucla-chapter-of-national-society-of-black-engineers-celebrates-40-years

Alumnae Patricia Coleman James and Coretta Harris, along with current student Imani Elston, discuss the early days and how the chapter has evolved.

Google, Facebook, and other major tech companies are reportedly in talks with the US government over a plan to use peopl...
03/22/2020
Google, Facebook, and other tech companies are reportedly in talks with the US government to use your location data to stop the coronavirus — and to see if social distancing is really working

Google, Facebook, and other major tech companies are reportedly in talks with the US government over a plan to use people’s location data from apps and smartphones to help combat the spread of COVID-19.
https://www.businessinsider.com/google-facebook-discuss-helping-government-track-coronavirus-spread-2020-3

Location data from Facebook and Google could clarify whether people are actually social distancing, and whether it's working.

In a new report, "The Roadmap for Racial Equity: An imperative for workforce advocates," National Skills Coalition explo...
03/20/2020
NSC’s new report explores the imperative of racial equity in workforce development

In a new report, "The Roadmap for Racial Equity: An imperative for workforce advocates," National Skills Coalition explores the racial and ethnic disparities in educational attainment andaccess; systemic barriers to equitable workforce training and quality employment; and why advancing equity is an economic and moral imperative.
https://www.nationalskillscoalition.org/news/blog/nscs-new-report-explores-the-imperative-of-racial-equity-in-workforce-development

National Skills Coalition is a broad-based coalition working toward a vision of an America that grows its economy by investing in its people so that every worker and every industry has the skills to compete and prosper.

Dance legend just posted on Twitter that she will offer a free dance class from Instagram tomorrow at 4pm EST.https://ww...
03/18/2020
Debbie Allen Will Teach Free Dance Class Tomorrow from Instagram!

Dance legend just posted on Twitter that she will offer a free dance class from Instagram tomorrow at 4pm EST.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Debbie-Allen-Will-Teach-Free-Dance-Class-Tomorrow-from-Instagram-20200317

Are you already itching to get your dancing feet moving again? Debbie Allen wants to help! The dance legend just posted on Twitter that she will offer a free dance class from Instagram tomorrow at 4pm EST.

Basketball all star played second fiddle to his daughter in the kitchen to show the world how to make peanut butter powe...
03/17/2020
LeBron James Assists His Baby Girl In The Kitchen For Adorable YouTube Tutorial - Blavity

Basketball all star played second fiddle to his daughter in the kitchen to show the world how to make peanut butter power balls for her YouTube channel “All Things Zhuri.”

https://blavity.com/lebron-james-assists-his-baby-girl-in-the-kitchen-for-adorable-youtube-tutorial?category1=culture

LeBron James is used to leading the pack on the basketball court, but he played second fiddle to his baby girl for her YouTube channel. James joined his daughter Zhuri in the kitchen to show the world how to make peanut butter power balls for her YouTube channel “All Things Zhuri.” “My name is...

“It’s bigger than basketball! And during this tough time I want to help the people that make my life, my family’s lives ...
03/16/2020
NBA Stars Pledge To Donate Money To Cover Salary Of Hourly Arena Employees Amid Coronavirus Outbreak - Blavity

“It’s bigger than basketball! And during this tough time I want to help the people that make my life, my family’s lives and my teammates lives easier,” he wrote.
https://blavity.com/nba-stars-pledge-to-donate-money-to-cover-salary-of-hourly-arena-employees-amid-outbreak?category1=news

The NBA suspension , which has been put in place due to the coronavirus outbreak, has left employees of the arenas in which each of the 30 teams plays without pay for at least a month. In the wake of the news, many players have pledged to donate money in order to keep these employees financially sta...

The Dance Theater of Harlem to perform “Higher Ground,” a new work  from resident choreographer Robert Garland. Based th...
03/14/2020
Dance Theatre of Harlem to perform the music of Stevie Wonder at Detroit Opera House

The Dance Theater of Harlem to perform “Higher Ground,” a new work from resident choreographer Robert Garland. Based the music of Stevie Wonder, piece explores political parallels between the 1970s and today. It is part of the dance company’s 50th anniversary program taking place March 14-15 at the Detroit Opera House.
https://www.metrotimes.com/the-scene/archives/2020/03/12/dance-theatre-of-harlem-to-perform-the-music-of-stevie-wonder-at-detroit-opera-house

Update: This event has been canceled/postponed due to coronavirus concerns. The Dance Theatre of Harlem’s premiere at the Detroit Opera House will be performed to the music of Motown’s own...

03/12/2020

New Season of @insecurehbo coming up! Do y’all recognize one of the logos on the step and repeat? Tune in! We can’t wait to see! @tecleimert is on episode 4! It’s lit 🔥

“I never had a project that burned in my soul the way that mural did. I had to get it out. Getting it out meant freeing ...
03/12/2020
Crenshaw ‘Elixir’ To Be Repainted; Apartments And Retail Space Will Replace Liquor Bank

“I never had a project that burned in my soul the way that mural did. I had to get it out. Getting it out meant freeing myself of the feelings I had for her.”
https://slausongirl.com/crenshaw-elixir-to-be-repainted-apartments-and-retail-space-to-replace-liquor-bank/

Although the Liquor Bank on Crenshaw will be demolished, Patrick will repaint the Elixir. The new building will be a five-story apartment complex with retail space below.

Address

3341 W. 43rd PL
Los Angeles, CA
90008

Opening Hours

Monday 13:00 - 22:00

Alerts

Be the first to know and let us send you an email when TEC Leimert posts news and promotions. Your email address will not be used for any other purpose, and you can unsubscribe at any time.

Contact The Business

Send a message to TEC Leimert:

Videos

Our Story

TEC stands for Technology Entertainment Convergence. TEC Leimert is a nonprofit organization which seeks to expose individuals to innovations in entertainment and technology through thoughtful programming, and connect individuals in the South Los Angeles community to art and tech thought leaders.

TEC Leimert will achieve its goal of eliminating the digital divide by hosting programming throughout the years aimed at various demographics.


  • First, TEC Leimert hosts its annual TEC Conference. This multi-paneled event will expose individuals to topics related to film, education, digital branding, AR/VR, Gaming, music, and more.

  • Second, TEC Leimert hosts youth programming designed to expose youth to STEM topics, in order to prepare them for today’s educational systems.

  • Third, TEC Leimert hosts experiences and salons which will consist of smaller events that continue the mission of exposing individuals to advancements in the tech and entertainment field.
  • Nearby event/venues


    Other Los Angeles event/venues

    Show All

    Comments

    Vendors Wanted
    I love what you all are doing here and look forward to learning more.
    Fashion Communications?
    TEC LEIMERT OPEN CALL FOR DIGITAL ARTISTS "What’s Your Dream in 2019” A REAL TIME DIGITAL PUBLIC ART INTERACTIVE EXHIBITION
    Afro Innovator News: Recap 2018 TEC Leimert https://afroinnovator.tech/back-track-2018-tec-leimert/ Check out our latest news: afroinnovator.tech @tecleimert #tecleimert #tecyoself #afroinnovator #ar #vr
    Which I would have seen this sooner.
    Super excited to be volunteering with this group!! On July 22nd, TEC Leimert is hosting the Tech and Entertainment Convergence. We are promoting and highlighting industry leaders, entertainment changemakers and techies in a day long event. The goal is to bring these conversations to people of color, in our communities! For tickets, go to tecleimert.com #tecyoself