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The Way Out is working to break the cycle of incarceration through career opportunities

Nov. 24, 2021 12:48 pm

The Way Out is working to break the cycle of incarceration through career opportunities

Founded by Ruben Gaona and Eli Rivera, the Milwaukee startup offers an anti-bias job platform and services aimed at reducing barriers to hiring for the formerly justice-involved.
Why Milky Way Tech Hub’s Nadiyah Johnson is creating new tables for Milwaukee’s BIPOC entrepreneurs

Nov. 17, 2021 7:00 am

Why Milky Way Tech Hub’s Nadiyah Johnson is creating new tables for Milwaukee’s BIPOC entrepreneurs

The Milwaukee hub's concierge startup services and accelerator have served as a launching pad for dozens of startups and awarded more than $100,000 in funding, with a focus on racial equity. "I didn’t want to see a 'Tale of Two Cities,'" Johnson told Technical.ly.
7 ways clinical trials can be more inclusive for people of color

Oct. 22, 2021 12:49 pm

7 ways clinical trials can be more inclusive for people of color

In order for a medicine to help the general population, it follows that the development process should reflect all of the people it seeks to treat. Historically, though, clinical trials haven't. Four clinical research pros discuss how to change their industry.
Nominations are open for the 2021 Technical.ly Awards: Who should be celebrated in your local tech community?

Oct. 20, 2021 5:00 pm

Nominations are open for the 2021 Technical.ly Awards: Who should be celebrated in your local tech community?

Nominate impactful leaders, change-making companies and innovative technology products making communities better for this year's Technical.ly Awards.
Young people are speaking up for change. But we need more voices

Sep. 16, 2021 7:05 am

Young people are speaking up for change. But we need more voices

Delaware-based student leader Nathan Cho offers a look at his own journey in activism, and tips on how to get started.
The federal government’s internet discount is slow to reach residents. These community leaders are offering a connection

Sep. 2, 2021 10:02 am

The federal government’s internet discount is slow to reach residents. These community leaders are offering a connection

In Baltimore and Philadelphia, groups are organizing to support residents seeking the $50-a-month Emergency Broadband Benefit. Meet the digital navigators.
Meet young people building the future via tech and entrepreneurship this September

Sep. 1, 2021 6:06 pm

Meet young people building the future via tech and entrepreneurship this September

For Technical.ly's Youth Building the Future Month, look out for stories about how teens and kids are developing apps and companies, preparing for STEM careers and navigating interests from esports to coding.
Too many Americans lack broadband access to find work. The new infrastructure bill should help

Aug. 17, 2021 11:20 am

Too many Americans lack broadband access to find work. The new infrastructure bill should help

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President and CEO Patrick Harker discusses recent Bank research on the relationship between employment and internet access, and what this means for our recovery from the pandemic.
This is what individuals who invest in CDFIs want you to know

Jul. 28, 2021 12:22 pm

This is what individuals who invest in CDFIs want you to know

"If you are an investor, you can be an impact investor. CDFIs are the ultimate double bottom line investment — earn a return on your principal and see the impact amplified many times over."
Exposure doesn’t pay: Why tech conferences should compensate their speakers

Jul. 22, 2021 7:45 am

Exposure doesn’t pay: Why tech conferences should compensate their speakers

It's an accessibility issue, for one. D.C.-based technologist and entrepreneur Eva Reid considers the value of academic and trade conferences, as well as what a better model could be.

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