The Starbird Association is a non-profit 501c3 independent association promoting public understanding of the need for growth in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), aerospace education programming, and workforce development for youth and the roles each plays in the future of our world.
To this end we:
Advocate for Minnesota as SpaceNorth, the Midwest hub for the space industry in the United States
Promote STEM and aerospace education in youth leadership and workforce development through our support of the Anoka County Composite Squadron innovative programming
Educate the public on the continued need for a curious and technically developed workforce
Who We Are
Advocate for SpaceNorth
SpaceX. NASA. Blue Origin – We want your offices here. We’re going out into our business community and having conversations about Minnesota as SpaceNorth. We hope to develop strategic partners that can be on board with our SpaceNorth mission as a benefit to the Minnesota business landscape and the people who live and work here.
Aerospace & STEM Events
We plan to host or collaborate with other organizations in Minnesota to host aerospace and STEM activities and events. In our mission to build a technically curious workforce, we want to engage Minnesota youth in interactive and fun aerospace and STEM activities and events.
Supporting Anoka County Composite Squadron Cadet Programs
We support the innovative youth leadership programming at the Anoka County Composite Squadron Civil Air Patrol. As Starbird supports aerospace and STEM with youth, we want to support the needs of an organization that shares our goals.
Nov 8, 2018 International STEM Day
Nov 16, 2018 Bell Museum Star Party
Nov 27, 2018 Giving Tuesday
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