Crown Castle Donates $1 Million to UNCF, and Crown Castle CEO Jay Brown Matches with Additional $1 Million Gift

As part of Crown Castle’s Connected by Good Program, the company announced a $2 million combined donation to the United Negro College Fund. This gift will fund scholarships for students attending UNCF’s 37 member historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and more than 1,100 other colleges and universities across the United States. "…The leadership demonstrated by Jay Brown, to personally match his company’s donation, is outstanding," said Dr. Michael L. Lomax, UNCF’s president and CEO. "This is what it takes to realize the vision of a nation where all Americans have equal access to a college education"

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Viewpoint: Strong IT connections? Strong job connections.

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How Baltimore’s Boys and Girls Clubs provide digital access to members

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Empowering Human Potential in a Digitally Connected World

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D.C. Residents to Benefit From IT Training Partnership Between Crown Castle and Urban Ed During COVID-19 Pandemic

In an effort to expand opportunities for Washington, D.C. residents, Urban Ed announced a job training initiative as part of Crown Castle’s Connected by Good program that provides funding for online IT skills training that will upskill adults from Wards 5, 7 and 8 in Washing...

BPS Moves Together!

Boston Public Schools has announced a new video program called “BPS Moves Together,” a family fitness program that provides BPS students and families at-home access to physical and wellness education. This program is sponsored by Crown Castle’s Connected by Good program.

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