GRANT SUPPORTS LAUNCH OF MY.FUTURE TECHNOLOGY INITIATIVE
WHAT: Comcast announced today it will make a $15,000 grant to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Memphis on Thursday, November 13. Attendees who are expected include executives from Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis, Comcast and elected officials. The grant is part of the launch of My.Future, a new technology initiative that will teach Club members about the digital world and ignite their passion for technology. Comcast NBCUniversal is the Presenting Sponsor of My.Future.
At the national level, Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Comcast NBCUniversal will also announce the details of a new five-year, multi-million dollar partnership.
WHEN: November 13 at Noon CST
WHERE: Boys and Girls Club Technical Center; 903 Walker Avenue, Memphis, TN
WHO: Comcast’s Otha Brandon; (901) 508-1495 / firstname.lastname@example.org
WHY: Through this partnership, Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Comcast NBCUniversal are harnessing the power of technology and the Internet to expand digital literacy and help conquer the digital divide. By exposing youth to new technology skills, they will be more likely to pursue a career in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) field – a field that is expected to grow nearly twice as fast as other fields in the United States by 2018.