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10 Oct 2019

Uniting US: Challenging Fear and Standing Up for Humanity

Thursday, October 10, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
It is physically and emotionally taxing to keep up with the Administration’s near daily and inhumane actions targeting asylum seekers at our southern border. These political stunts whether on social media or through executive action have dire...
28 May 2019

Technology, Inequality and the Future of Work(ers)

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Technology has arrived and is rapidly changing the workplace at a magnitude that we have yet to fully grasp. From a projected 36 million American jobs facing "high exposure" to automation, to new jobs being created, to the changing relationship...
05 Dec 2018

Harnessing Apps to Develop Career Pathways - A Brown Bag Discussion

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 -
11:30am to 2:00pm
JK Rowling has said, "The internet has been a boon and a curse for teenagers " According to Common Sense Media , teens are spending nearly nine hours a day on average using media. Given this state of affairs, how can we use technology to embolden...
25 Feb 2014

Game On: New Tools for Learning and Advocacy

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 -
1:45pm to 5:30pm
Philanthropy New York
Mobile apps and computer games often spark images of teenagers in basements battling sci-fi creatures. But gaming now goes well beyond pure entertainment and is at the nexus of learning, advocacy and social change. Game makers are creating games for...
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Tech Jobs for All?: Exploring the Promise & Pitfalls of Technology Training in the United States

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03/2016
In the past few years, training programs promising on-ramps to high-paying tech jobs have sprung up across the country, drawing attention from the media, government leaders, and the general public. The rapid growth of these new models for tech training – often designed to fill the projected growth in information and communication technology (ICT) jobs – raises questions about how best to classify and understand these programs and their role and value in workforce development more generally. This report examines the reasons for the tech training hype and proposes a taxonomy of training...
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