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The Fund for The School District of Philadelphia Awards Grants Designed to Increase Projects in STEM and Inspire Black, Latinx and Female Students

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

The Fund for The School District of Philadelphia has announced 16 winning public-school projects that will receive grant funding for programming  aimed at introducing Black, Latinx and female students to potential careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

Code for America to strengthen local tech Brigade chapters with support from Knight Foundation

Code for America
Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Knight Foundation announced their latest commitment of $1 million to help Code for America Brigades in cities where Knight operates — including Philadelphia — to build sustainable business models for civic technology.

 

GSK Announces $10M Program to Advance Black People, Latinx People, Women in STEM

STEM Equity
Wednesday, August 12, 2020

In partnership with the Philadelphia Education Fund, the STEM Equity Collective will use a collective impact approach to identify and close gaps confronting children from backgrounds underrepresented in STEM.

City of Philadelphia Launches “PHLConnectED”

Thursday, August 6, 2020

The City of Philadelphia today announced PHLConnectED, a collaboration to connect up to 35,000 low-income K-12 student households with internet service and laptops and provide digital skills training and tech support for families, 

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