Tech Education for the Masses

December 23, 2011 Published in the January 2012 issue of Seattle Met

Amount the Seattle City Council recently approved to help fund 23 community-based technology projects


Years that Reel Grrls, set to receive $16,555, has helped young women from diverse backgrounds master media production skills

Number of homeless people assisted last year by the Downtown Emergency Service Center, which garnered $15,000 for computers and portable USB drives for clients


Number of low-income students, ages 13 to 18, who will enter a four-month tech and social media internship at the Seattle Young People’s Project, a recipient of $15,290


Amount that will go toward making immigrant and refugee small-business owners in the International District more Facebook and Twitter savvy

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