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TechLaunch VR is an initiative led by East Los Angeles College and Bixel Exchange that leverages virtual reality, accelerated curricula, and work-based learning to improve outcomes for underserved students. The program offers highly-focused interventions that contextualize career pathways in technology for minority students, leading to increased degree enrollment, higher transfer rates, and career development opportunities. By foregrounding industry partnerships, students develop professional portfolios, mentorships, and support networks that improve career opportunities; in turn, pathways are directly aligned to industry needs, resulting in a tangible improvement to California’s technology skills gap.

Read more at: BixelExchange_CAInnovationAwardsProposal


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