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#WeTeachBlockchain — Free Decentralized Education

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{"ops":[{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"Learning Blockchain is hard."},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"Our content makes it easy."},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"#WeTeachBlockchain  "},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":"Crypto Curious? Earn Crypto Confidence! The COMPLETELY FREE Crypto Curious Course already empowers Ambassadors in 18 countries to teach blockchain in locations that span a half-dozen languages. By supporting Blockchain Institute with your contribution, you can help us include more people in the decentralized community!"},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":"WHO WE ARE"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#1155cc","link":"https://weteachblockchain.org/"},"insert":"Blockchain Institute"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":" is a 501(c)(3) public charity dedicated to educating the public about blockchains and decentralization. We strive to make learning materials approachable and engaging, no matter where students are on their blockchain journey!"},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":"WHAT WE DO"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"Given the lack of financial literacy around the world, there is a large barrier to simply understanding the nature of money and how something like cryptocurrency can exist. We've addressed this through our "},{"attributes":{"color":"#1155cc","link":"https://weteachblockchain.org/crypto-curious/"},"insert":"Crypto Curious Course"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"—a 75-minute education experience targeted at those who “have heard of Bitcoin” and is designed to be taught in a live setting. Following the outbreak of world pandemic, we focused our efforts towards online delivery of this material including webinars. To equip others, we created the "},{"attributes":{"color":"#1155cc","link":"https://weteachblockchain.org/ambassadors/"},"insert":"Blockchain Ambassador Program"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":" to help share the courses and our teaching strategies already helping people all over the world!"},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":"WHAT’S NEXT"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"While we have been exceedingly happy with the success of this first class, we know there is far more to teach people, especially those wanting to learn how to develop smart contracts. As a next step, we are producing a "},{"attributes":{"color":"#1155cc","link":"http://weteachblockchain.org/defi-course/"},"insert":"DeFi"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":" class with scores of illustrations and detailed descriptions, like Crypto Curious Course that precedes it. Our goal is to make decentralized technology straightforward, which will mean taking our established platform and extending it to advance students to the next level of decentralized education."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":"WHY WE’RE REQUESTING A GRANT"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"Now we need your help to take it to the next level! How? The biggest cost is for our team members to produce high-quality and engaging content. This requires a lot of person-hours and not something we can easily automate away to GPT-3 (yet!). With a few more resources, we could re-invest into the local communities with education and promotion materials, as well as offer continued support for instructors. Lastly, we would like to translate this information into a variety of languages and localizations."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":"WHERE THE FUNDS WOULD GO"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"Like many non-profit organizations, we try to find ways to be highly impactful without costing a lot. To accomplish this, we would like to hire a community manager to better support local community initiatives, amplifying the effect of teaching the public about blockchain technology and decentralization. Currently, we have more than enough work to produce the next 2 major classes, but lack the specific expertise to localize, translate, and distribute this free material around the world. "},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent","italic":true},"insert":"Will you help us?"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":" "},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#274e13","background":"transparent","bold":true},"insert":"In summary: Help us grow the community not only by continuing to provide more blockchain & decentralized education material, but also by growing the community of paid blockchain professionals."},{"insert":"\n\nWe also write code: "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://github.com/blockchaininstitutechi/"},"insert":"https://github.com/blockchaininstitutechi/"},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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