NXT LVL Interns Level Up Taste of Soul! 

NXT LVL, a program powered by TecLeimert, offered their amazing expertise in showing off the 2022 Taste of Soul Family Festival.   NXT LVL is a free program that provides opportunities for under resourced youth to leverage existing affinities for social media and culture, as well as develop professional skills in the creative economy. In a twelve-week program, applicants learn the basics of digital marking and other tech-related subjects, and then are paired with an industry expert to mentor them.   Six interns worked with our Taste of Soul team for two weeks to ensure that the TOS (@tos_streetfestla) and LAS (@lasentinel)

TEC Leimert Launches an Innovative Social Media Training and Internship Program for Youth in South Los Angeles

Los Angeles – TEC Leimert, the fastest-growing tech-based nonprofit in South Los Angeles, announces its latest initiative to address limited access to career opportunities in the creative industry for students in underserved Los Angeles communities in South Los Angeles. The new program is called NXT LVL, an intensive 12-week social media and digital marketing boot camp course for graduating high school seniors and young adults (18-24 years old), currently not enrolled in a four-year college. The inaugural launch of the program is set for February 19, 2020, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at South LA’s premier technology incubator and cultural hub,