Location: North America

  • EntreEd

  • DigitalNEST

  • COOP


  • Improving Technical Skills in Rural Communities with DigitalNEST

    DigitalNEST Helps Bridge the Digital Divide Team4Tech and DigitalNEST are partnering to develop technical skills in rural communities and create sustainable and scalable technology centers all over California. Historically, the rural, agricultural-based cities of Watsonville and Salinas did not benefit from the economic opportunity and digital innovation that tech brought to other California communities. As…

    Students participating in DigitalNEST workshop, learning technical skills.

  • Fostering Success in Youth Entrepreneurship with BUILD

    Digital Skills Education in the U.S. By 2030, 65% of all jobs in the United States will require post-secondary education and training beyond high school. As the economy evolves, job growth and a stagnant graduation rate will result in a shortage of 5 million skilled workers across the country. Consequently, youth entrepreneurship provides an opportunity to…

    Students pose with project. BUILD supports youth entrepreneurship opportunities.

  • Empowering Education for Indigenous Women with PSYDEH

    Disproportionate Opportunity Gap for Indigenous Women in Mexico In many rural and isolated Indigenous communities in Mexico, a subsistence economy perpetuates poverty and gender inequality. A lack of civic engagement opportunities leads to corruption and ineffective government. Furthermore, access to education for Indigenous women varies. In rural Hidalgo, where PSYDEH works, most people have limited…

    Students in classroom. PSYDEH makes education for indigenous women more accessible.

  • Creating Employment Opportunities in Rural Communities with DigitalNEST

    Project Type: Virtual When: Flexible The rural, agricultural-based cities of Watsonville and Salinas were historically locked out of the economic opportunity and digital innovation brought by the tech to other California communities. The people of these cities lack adequate access to technology, which greatly impacts their opportunities, connections, and ability to prosper in the workforce.…

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  • Fostering Entrepreneurial Development with EntreEd

    Project Type: Virtual When: Flexible “In this age of educational accountability through standards and assessments with only one right answer and success measured by test scores, we need to keep young minds open for alternative ways of thinking…teach students not to get a job, but create one.”  — Dr. Gene Coulson Executive Director, The Consortium…

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  • Supporting Unemployed College Graduates with COOP

    Project type: Virtual/short term When: January to mid-March or mid-June to late August Nationwide, half of college grads (ages 21-27) are unemployed or underemployed, including more than two thirds of black college grads. Even in the digital economy, a bachelor’s degree is not enough. We need social capital—connections, casual favors, timely referrals—as much as we…

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