Citizen Science Lab

Citizen Science Lab
Development Address: 
636 Herron Ave, Pittsburgh Pa 15219
Andre Samuel
Project Status: 
Development Category: 
Community Services

July 2022

  • Citizens Science Lab submitted to the Development Review Panel

September 2022

  • Developer presented the Development Review Panel
  • The Citizen Science Lab (TCSL) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that has become a city leader in providing interactive STEM programming for the residents of Pittsburgh.
  • TCSL incorporates 5 state-of-the-art instructional laboratories that provide hands-on exposure to life science, biomedical, robotics, and biotechnology education for students, teachers, biomedical startups, and adult citizens of the Pittsburgh region. The programming has a focus on increasing black students' interest in STEM but is available to all of the citizens of Pittsburgh.
  • Developer works with Pittsburgh Public Schools to recruit children to the program.
  • Working with MBE & WBE contractors on the project to fulfill MWBE requirements.
  • The Citizen Science Lab building will also be allowed for other events to be held
  • Currently planning Community Meeting to engage residents in the area to collect feedback/suggestions.
  • The Development Project received a score of 90% - A from the DRP
  • The DRP has invited the development team to formally present to broader community during the Q3 Community Meeting

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