Verizon grants $100K to TechSTL to launch digital inclusion program

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Verizon announces a $100,000 award to TechSTL for the TechLAUNCH program in St. Louis. 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. TechSTL will address the digital divide in Greater St. Louis by establishing a regional partnership to train 10K underserved residents in critical tech skills for the jobs of the future. Verizon joins the partnership TechSTL has established with Cortex Innovation District, the State of Missouri, the City of St. Louis, CompTIA, Urban League, and the St. Louis Public Library System to address this critical need.

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