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211 Maryland is texting COVID-19 vaccine info to residents’ phones

Jan. 19, 2021 1:24 pm

211 Maryland is texting COVID-19 vaccine info to residents’ phones

211 isn't just a call line. In the pandemic, it's sending text messages to provide information, and stay in touch.
The Last Mile Education Fund is helping low-income women complete tech degrees

Jan. 15, 2021 11:48 am

The Last Mile Education Fund is helping low-income women complete tech degrees

The fund offers support in the face of life obstacles that can be the difference between finishing degrees and not. It's fiscally sponsored by Baltimore's Digital Harbor Foundation.
Report: The digital divide is a state issue in Maryland

Jan. 14, 2021 4:54 pm

Report: The digital divide is a state issue in Maryland

The Abell Foundation report says Maryland needs to increase digital inclusion efforts, and offers recommendations for closing the digital divide.
Just a few years after graduating UMBC, Markus Proctor launched a scholarship for student entrepreneurs

Jan. 12, 2021 2:32 pm

Just a few years after graduating UMBC, Markus Proctor launched a scholarship for student entrepreneurs

Innovators of Progress has up to $30,000 for students looking to test new business ideas and work in tech. It's the latest in a well-connected entrepreneurship journey for its founder.
M.A.P. Technologies is giving Baltimore’s gamers ‘a venue to call their own’

Jan. 11, 2021 7:35 am

M.A.P. Technologies is giving Baltimore’s gamers ‘a venue to call their own’

M.A.P. Technologies is creating a home for video game and tech enthusiasts in downtown Baltimore.
HACK Baltimore has a new downtown HQ

Jan. 5, 2021 3:33 pm

HACK Baltimore has a new downtown HQ

The Cordish Companies donated the Inner Harbor space to the civic tech nonprofit.
Microsoft invests $300K in B-360, Baltimore’s dirtbike STEM program

Jan. 5, 2021 7:57 am

Microsoft invests $300K in B-360, Baltimore’s dirtbike STEM program

The org is one of 50 Black-led orgs around the country to receive grant funding from the tech giant.
A former Google diversity recruiter says a manager characterized her Baltimore accent as a disability

Dec. 22, 2020 4:00 pm

A former Google diversity recruiter says a manager characterized her Baltimore accent as a disability

In a Twitter thread, April Christina Curley detailed her experiences with discrimination at the tech company.
‘I went from sad to happy’: Project Waves connected this Baltimore resident to community-based internet

Dec. 17, 2020 6:41 pm

‘I went from sad to happy’: Project Waves connected this Baltimore resident to community-based internet

Jay Bennet talks about getting set up with the free internet service, and how it works.
CLLCTIVLY receives $200K from Ravens’ Calais Campbell, Rockefeller Foundation to support Black-led businesses in Baltimore

Dec. 16, 2020 7:18 am

CLLCTIVLY receives $200K from Ravens’ Calais Campbell, Rockefeller Foundation to support Black-led businesses in Baltimore

It means CLLCTIVLY has new funding to provide microgrants to Black-owned businesses during the pandemic.

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