About Us

Spreading Love Through Connection

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The Nettwork, Inc incorporated in June 2021, is a 501c3 Not-For-Profit organization based out of South East Queens, NY.

We provide Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics (S.T.E.A.M.) Programming to Youth in Underserved Communities with our Art, Music & DJ Technology Workshops. Nettwork Inc also  host Civic Engagement Events in these underserved communites in the form of Community Cleanups, Health & Mental Wellness Workshops, as well as a variety of other charitable events.


The specific objectives & purpose of this organization shall be:

ENTREPRENEURSHIP & LEADERSHIP
We teach youth entrepreneurial skills and help them develop leadership skills.


THERAPEUTIC WORKSHOPS 
We provide therapeutic resources to help youth develop stress relief techniques & coping skills through art & music therapy. We aim to shine the light on the importance of mental wellness in youth. 


CIVIC ENGAGEMENT 
We teach youth about civic responsibility in their communities by assisting in community cleanups, snow cleanups, beautification projects & health and wellness charitable events . 


SHOWCASES & SEMINARS 
We host showcases which highlight the bodies of work from the youth. We also plan seminars with industry professionals to speak to the youth from various fields. 

EXECUTIVE STAFF

Karen A. Lawson

Executive Director

Melania Vargas​

Community Outreach Director

Jae Pierre

Public Relations Director

Cheryl Salley

Volunteer Coordinator

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Karen Lisa Lawson

Kathee Coger 

Candace Jones

DJ Technology Program

Our Programs

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Community Cleanups & Beautification 

SEQ Cleanup Initiative, is short for South East Queens Cleanup. It was founded by DJ Nett in July 2020 during the pandemic after witnessing the horrible conditions her SEQ Community was left in due to budget cuts and layoffs. She felt the needed to do something about that and began recruiting groups of volunteers from her neighborhood to assist with cleaning up local parks, planting flowers, fruits and veggies in local community gardens, as well as assisting with painting of murals to add to the beautification of local businesses in SEQ. SEQ Cleanup's motto is "DO YOUR PART... When each member of the community does our part, we are one step closer to our collective goal."

Mind•Body•Soul

Workshops including yoga, cycling, cardio, dance, etc. Workshops conducted by Vegan chefs and local juice bars as well. 

The STEAM DJ Technology Program specializes in ART & TECHNOLOGY. Our mission is to educate, empower and engage the Youth. Not only do we teach youth in underserved communities how to utilize technology and turntables, but the youth learn life long fundamentals that help build hand/ eye coordination, motor skills, communication skills, marketing skills, social skills, leadership skills & build confidence.