This month, Verizon supported the City of Downey and LACADA with Pride! Our V-team had the pleasure of supporting & attending Downey Pride. At the event, we shared information on our blazing fast 5G home internet and how qualified residents could save on their home internet costs with the Affordable Connectivity Program.
Congratulations to the honorable Congressmember Robert Garcia, who was honored for his LGBTQ+ advocacy and as a champion for his community.
Verizon is proud to support three fantastic organizations moving the needle on climate protection in Southern California: Tree San Diego, Surfrider Foundation, and Wildcoast. These organizations are protecting ocean habitats, cleaning beaches around the world, and planting new trees throughout San Diego. Watch the below video to learn more about how Verizon is partnering with these incredible organizations and their important missions.
On April 20th, Verizon’s Dominique Cano-Stocco and the VZ 5G Home team participated in the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) with the San Diego College of Continuing Education on the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) enrollment event held in San Diego, CA. The event focused on sharing information on how to get connected to fast, reliable home internet in the San Diego region.
On March 10th, Verizon’s Erica Jacquez participated in Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE) 32nd Annual Latina History Day® Conference that brought together over 1,000 women to recognize and celebrate the historic and current achievements of Latinas while embracing the rich diversity of the Latina experience. In addition, the Verizon 5G Home Internet team shared our exciting Home internet, and community partner, the Southeast Community Development Corporation, enrolled participants in the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP).
On March 11, 2023, the Verizon team participated in the Day of the Young Child / Día de los Niños in Coachella, CA. The event was a community outreach event in the Coachella Valley to connect families and agencies to community resources. In addition, the Verizon 5G Home Internet team shared our exciting Home internet, and community partner Sigma Beta Xi enrolled participants in the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP).
In this next installement of the Hispanic Heritage Month Chat series, join Verizon’s Jesús Román for a discussion with Azucena Duran, the inaugural Tournament of Roses Fellowship Award recipient. Azucena discussed how the fellowship, supported by Verizon, allowed her to explore her passions for both community development and working with underrepresented individuals. The program gave her the tools to go out into her community and implement programs that make a difference. Jesús and the team are so excited to highlight Azucena and can not wait to see what the future holds for her.
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, join Verizon’s Jesús Román for a discussion with Board Chair of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF), Irma Rodriguez Moisa. Irma discussed how Verizon has supported MALDEF, which serves as the Latino legal voice for Civil Rights in America. Watch the video to learn more!
The last two years have underlined what we already knew: the digital divide in America is real and has consequences for millions of Americans. An affordable, reliable connection is imperative in participating in the 21st century economy, and those families relying on mobile-only access are falling behind. Often, they cannot attend class online or seek a career opportunity that offers the possibility of working remotely. And as more services, job applications, and infrastructure moves online, the gap is only widening.
Ray J is creating his own lane. According to The Jasmine BRAND, the actor, singer, television personality, and entrepreneur will be launching a digital network. Although specifications on the new venture have not yet been disclosed, it’s been said that the network will feature original content.
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. is upping its investment into the metaverse. On March 21, the San Diego-based company announced the creation of the Snapdragon Metaverse Fund – a $100 million investment designed to be a launchpad for extended reality (XR) developers and companies building the foundational technologies and content ecosystem to enable the metaverse.
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