At the November Jersey City Tech Meetup event, the panelists contemplated how the city’s makers could help Jersey City continue to be an inclusive, cutting-edge, smart city that incorporates STEAM into its fiber.
Speaking on the panel were:
Justin Handsman, founder of Jersey City Rapid Maker Response Group, a recently launched organization that makes personal protective equipment (PPE) and donates it across the country. The 100% virtual volunteer collective came into existence following a single Reddit post by Handsman in early April 2020. It has already donated 250,000 face shields for frontline hospital workers.
Eric Nadler, founder of JC Fab Lab, a specialized makerspace centered around architecture and design. JC Fab Lab is essentially an incubator and fabricator for people who like to invent, design and make things. Find them via @jcfablab on…