Community Partner Chat: LISC LA

One of the most rewarding aspects of our community engagement work is the opportunity to partner with many non-profit organizations and support innovative programs that help advance the diverse communities we serve.  In May 2020, we launched our Verizon Community Partnerships Initiative to celebrate community organizations supported by Verizon and highlight their important work. 

Verizon’s Sophia Garcia, Executive Director, Community Affairs & Government Relations spoke with Los Angeles Local Initiatives Support Corporation’s Executive Director, Tunua Thrash-Ntuk on Verizon’s ongoing support of LISC LA’s mission to empower and support local entrepreneurs.

Community Partner Chat: Mills Korner

One of the most rewarding aspects of our community engagement work is the opportunity to partner with many non-profit organizations and support innovative programs that help advance the diverse communities we serve.  In May 2020, we launched our Verizon Community Partnerships Initiative to celebrate community organizations supported by Verizon and highlight their important work. 

Today, we feature Kevin Mills, Founder/Executive Director, Mills Korner.

Verizon’s Executive Director External and Government Affairs, Dr. Erica Jacquez,  chats with Mils Korner’s Founder Kevin Mills on how his organization has shown up and supported young men in his community before and during the pandemic.

Community Partner Chat: Weingart East Los Angeles YMCA

One of the most rewarding aspects of our community engagement work is the opportunity to partner with many non-profit organizations and support innovative programs that help advance the diverse communities we serve.  In May 2020, we launched our Verizon Community Partnerships Initiative to celebrate community organizations supported by Verizon and highlight their important work. 

Today, we feature Mario Valenzuela, Executive Director, Weingart East Los Angeles YMCA.

Below we share an in-depth conversation with Mario about the Weingart East Los Angeles YMCA’s work in providing opportunities and resources for East Los Angeles communities.

Verizon Community Partner Chat: TELACU

One of the most rewarding aspects of our community engagement work is the opportunity to partner with many non-profit organizations and support innovative programs that help advance the diverse communities we serve.  In May 2020, we launched our Verizon Community Partnerships Initiative to celebrate community organizations supported by Verizon and highlight their important work. 

Today, we feature our conversation with  Patricia Lizárraga, Senior Vice President, and David Lizárraga, Founder & Chairman, of TELACU, a pioneering institution committed to service, empowerment, advancement, and the creation of self-sufficiency.

Below we share an inspiring conversation with Priscilla and David about TELACU.

Verizon Community Partner Chat: Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE)

One of the most rewarding aspects of our community engagement work is the opportunity to partner with many non-profit organizations and support innovative programs that help advance the diverse communities we serve.  In May 2020, we launched our Verizon Community Partnerships Initiative to celebrate community organizations supported by Verizon and highlight their important work. 

Today, we feature our conversation with  Helen Iris Torres, CEO, Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE), based in Los Angeles, California.

Below we share an inspiring conversation with Helen about HOPE’s important mission to ensure political and economic parity for Latinas through leadership, advocacy and education to benefit all communities and the status of women.

Verizon Community Partner Chat: Southeast Community Development Corporation

In this interview (English and Spanish), Verizon’s Jesus Roman, Associate General Counsel and Vice President of Government Affairs, speaks with the Emma Hernandez, Executive Director of the Southeast Community Development Corporation (SCDC), about the organization’s mission, programs, and benefits from its partnership with Verizon.

SCDC has served communities in Southeast Los Angeles since 1994, offering digital literacy training and technology resources for free or low-cost to those most in need of these resources.

SCDC has 19 years of community outreach experience and has developed strong partnerships with several hundred schools, churches, nonprofits, businesses, and community leaders.

English:

Spanish:

Verizon Community Partnerships Chat with DIY Girls

One of the most rewarding aspects of our community engagement work is the opportunity to partner with many non-profit organizations and support innovative programs that help advance the diverse communities we serve.  In May 2020, we launched our Verizon Community Partnerships Initiative to celebrate community organizations supported by Verizon and highlight their important work. 

Today, we feature our conversation with Cristina Gutierrez, Director of Programs & Partnerships for DIY Girls in Los Angeles, CA.

Below we share an inspiring conversation with Cristina about DIY Girls important mission and how its programs continue to support the LA community.  

ICYMI: LA’s First Online Smart City Streetlight Conference

The City of LA is hosted its first online Smart City Streetlight Conference. This conference featured presentations on many exciting programs they are doing on streetlights from LED fixtures, EV charging stations and communication equipment attached to streetlights.

Verizon’s Joel Crane is featured in the Co-location panel.

The full conference, including the co-location panel, is available here.

Be a community partner in the 4th industrial revolution.

Learn More

US Tech Future is a Verizon-led community-focused initiative working to engage the local community in a discussion about technology and how it can improve the lives of local residents for their benefit and the benefit of the community as a whole.

Our mission is to engage with citizens and community stakeholders in USA to provide information on how technology can work to have a dramatic impact on the way we work and live in our communities.