Jack Dorsey and Jay-Z Launch a Crypto Education Program
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10 June

Jack Dorsey, CEO of payments company Block (formerly Square), and popular rapper Jay-Z, have just launched The Bitcoin Academy, an academy that offers free courses to residents of the social housing complex Marcy Houses in Brooklyn.

According to Dorsey, the aim of the program is to demonstrate that, by having access to powerful financial tools, people become more independent.

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He has said:

"This isn’t just about bitcoin… it’s about long-term thinking, local economies, and self-confidence. Courses are free to all Marcy residents, including kids. And to make it even easier we’re providing devices and data plans for all who need it."

The educational program has been developed in collaboration with the organizations Crypto Blockchain Plug and Black Bitcoin Billionaire.

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Dorsey and Jay-Z launched a Bitcoin developer funding fund called ₿trust in February 2021.

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