Power Up USA is a 5013c organization that empowers the community through
"Events, Media, Technology, and Training".

Digital Adults

Our Digital Adults program is a comprehensive program tailored for adults seeking to enhance their digital skills and productivity in today’s tech-driven world. The program offers a range of courses covering essential digital tools and platforms. Such as, designing in Canva, notetaking with Evernotes, starting a Podcast, and utilizing Google Apps.

Digital Seniors

Our Digital Seniors program is designed to empower seniors with essential computer skills and digital literacy. Whether you’re a beginner or looking to enhance your existing knowledge, our courses cover a range of topics to help you navigate the digital world with confidence. The courses include, Internet Basics, Navigating Websites, Making an Email Account, Email Etiquette, and so much more.

Digital Filmmaking

Our Digital Filmmaking program is specifically designed to inspire and empower young minds in the fields of Filmmaking. The youth will dive into the world of digital filmmaking, learning the fundamentals of storytelling, cinematography, editing, and more. In addition to filmmaking, our program explores the vast possibilities of creating virtual worlds of technology and science.


Our Digital Youth STEAM program is an innovative youth program designed to inspire creativity, problem-solving, and technical skills in young minds. Through a blend of coding, game design, and hands-on computer activities, students are immersed in the exciting world of technology.

Center For Digital Churches

The Center for Digital Churches is a research and advisory institute specializing in technology trends, policy, education and technology funding for the local church. We focus exclusively on equipping churches with technology tools to grow and close the digital divided. The center provides educational classes, technology grant opportunities, digital devices and support to help effectively train the local church to empower the communities they serve.

Carolina Black Film Collective

The Carolina Black Film Collective is a monthly meetup program that provides a platform for people who want to expand, collaborate, and grow economically in the film and tech industry. It engages in conversations, host seminars & workshops, and invites industry leaders.

Charlotte Black Film Festival

The Charlotte Black Film Festival is an annual event that empowers Black artists and showcases a wide range of entertainment content made by and about people of African descent. The festival brings together Black culture enthusiasts, executives and content creators from around the world for three days of screenings, workshops, fashion, comedy shows, exclusive parties and Industry networking.

Queen City Arts Festival

The Queen City Arts Festival is an annual event that gives Independent Artist, Musicians and Performers a platform to expand their Art throughout the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. At the University Place Boardwalk, the festival hosts dance, food, business vendors, and live entertainment for all ages