Government Technology: What’s New In Civic Tech: Microsoft Funds Digital Skills Ed

A new program dubbed Accelerate: Atlanta aims to help underserved communities in that city learn digital skills that can boost regional economic recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The program is a cross-sector effort between Atlanta, Microsoft and list of other partners such as Accenture, as well as the education organizations, General Assembly, OpenClassrooms and Tech Bridge. Microsoft announced the Atlanta effort this week with a press release, billing it as “the first of many city-focused digital skills and employment partnerships designed to upskill and increase employability.”

View full article in Government Technology.

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