Class is starting.
Beginning Feb. 1, The Generator, an innovation hub powered by Go Forward Pine Bluff, is launching its makerspace program “Generate for Generations.”
The covid pandemic has caused numerous delays for The Generator and the programs that it will conduct, but Mildred Franco, executive director, has a new instructor on board, Verna Perry, and both women are ready to get started.
The Generator, with the mission of encouraging innovation and entrepreneurship, will conduct the first class in a three-part series, Makerspace 101, which will run Feb. 1-22. Makerspace 102 and 103 will take place in March and April, respectively.
The makerspace area is equipped with three primary pieces of equipment: 3D printers, computer numerical control router and a laser engraver. The equipment is accompanied with software that will allow patrons to design their ideas and produce a product…