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LeBron James long term partnership with Crypto.com to teach kids about blockchain

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Feb, 01 2022

Feb, 01 2022

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The LeBron James Family Foundation has entered into a long-term partnership with Crypto.com to foster an educational plan for the I PROMISE School in Akron, Ohio, Akron Beacon Journal announced.

“It’s been amazing to see how many doors we’ve been able to open for my I Promise students and their families through the work we do with our partners and what we’re building with House Three Thirty," James told the Beacon Journal through a spokesperson. "It’s important to me that we keep opening those doors – especially when it comes to Web3 and our digital future.

Opened in 2018, I PROMISE is a public primary school upheld by LeBron James Family Foundation explicitly focused on in-danger kids.

The NBA star declared the partnership uncovering the goal behind instructing the school's 1.600 students about cryptocurrency, blockchain technology, and related vocations.

“I’m still learning as everything keeps evolving, and now with Crypto.com, I want to make sure my kids and families are part of that as well,” said the NBA star.

I Promise students will find out with regards to cryptocurrency, the basic technology, and related career fields in both, virtual and in-person settings-from specialists given by Crypto.com.

The further details of the partnership were not yet revealed, yet the participation will run for a considerable length of time.

“Blockchain technology is revolutionizing our economy, sports and entertainment, the art world, and how we engage with one another. I want to ensure that communities like the one I come from are not left behind,” James explained.

The program will reach out to understudies' families as a piece of the establishment's comprehensive approach including career planning and occupation preparing open doors.

Toward the end of last year, Crypto.com assumed control over the naming rights of the arena in Los Angeles, where James is right now playing for the Lakers. The crypto exchange has been around beginning around 2016 and has developed to 10 million clients.

James accepts that this organization will assist instruct and upholding his community with the data and devices they need for inclusion.

“We are excited to work with them to develop new educational resources and job training opportunities, which can then be replicated in other communities,” ??according to Kris Marszalek, prime supporter, and CEO of Crypto.com, who clarified the ultimate objective is to help support whatever number individuals as could be allowed to arrive at financial independence.

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