Donation part of Comcast’s partnership with city officials, community leaders and local academia to bridge the digital divide in Atlanta
WHAT: Comcast will donate 500 laptops to students in grades 3-7 at KIPP Vision Primary & Academy School in Atlanta. The donation is part of a multi-day visit to Atlanta by Comcast EVP of Digital Equity and EVP of Public Policy Broderick Johnson, who is meeting with educators, community partners and local leaders to discuss digital equity and the role Comcast can play. Members of the media are encouraged to attend.
WHERE: KIPP Vision Primary & Academy School, 660 McWilliams Road, Atlanta
WHEN: Friday, December 16, 3 p.m.
WHO: The following are expected to attend:
- Comcast EVP of Digital Equity and EVP of Public Policy Broderick Johnson
- Comcast Central Division President Christine Whitaker
- Community partners and elected officials
Background: The event at KIPP Vision Primary & Academy School is part of Project UP, Comcast’s 10-year, $1 billion pledge to advance digital equity through programs and community partnerships that connect people to the Internet, advance economic mobility, and open doors for the next generation of innovators, entrepreneurs, storytellers and creators.
A part of KIPP Metro Atlanta Schools, KIPP Vision Primary & Academy School works to create academically excellent schools that prepare students with the skills and confidence needed to pursue their own interests.