Verizon announces partnership with Detroit NAACP to advance digital equity

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“DETROIT, MI – Verizon announces a $100,000 award to the Detroit Branch NAACP for the Digital Education, Training, and Access (E.T.A.) program in Detroit. The partnership is part of the Verizon Forward Community Enhancement Award, a $1 million national initiative equipping communities with the tools to navigate an increasingly technological world.”

“The Detroit Branch NAACP will partner with local organizations to provide technology-focused training to seniors and formerly incarcerated community members. Participants will learn how to use technology to access healthcare, banking, social services, social media, and employment opportunities. Additionally, 50 small business owners will be introduced to emerging technologies in operations, marketing, and financial management to support their growth and will receive a free one year business management software subscription.”

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