Every week we like to look back at everything we have read to bring you more information about the digital divide, digital inclusion and technology trends from around the web. Today on The Weekly Plug we look at Coors Light Lideres, a throwback to OurCycle LA in Koreatown and how computer donations empower STEM education in this edition of The Weekly Plug.
Vote For Gabe Middleton In The Coors Light Lideres Award
As we countdown the final hours for the Coors Light Lideres Award we want to say thank you to everyone who has supported us in the past 30 days. Coors Light Lideres selected Gabe Middleton as one of twelve inspiring leaders for the award. which you can still vote 10X today before the end of today.
ThrowBack Thursday With OurCycle LA in Koreatown
The City of Los Angeles and human-I-T have been working together to solve problems related to the digital divide for 2 years, as part of the OurCycle LA program. On May 4th, LA This Week’s News Reporter Gil Reyes helped cover this unique partnership by talking about the additional Angelinos added to the growing recipients served by the program. Twenty-five (25) computers and hotspots were distributed with 3 free years of broadband internet access. The event was held at Menlo Family Apartments in Koreatown, Los Angeles
Computer Donations Empower STEM Education
Donating computers to a greater a cause creates a multiplier effect for the entire community. In addition to reducing E-waste and improving digital literacy among disadvantaged communities, it also provides increased access to STEM education.
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