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UnidosUS and Verizon Continue to Bridge Digital Skills Gap Among Latinos

Expanded partnership includes additional $1.4 million in funding from Verizon to support Latinx @ Work Program
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Contact:
Gabriela Gomez
news@unidosus.org

Press Release

Contact:
Gabriela Gomez
news@unidosus.org

Introducing Verizon Small Business Digital Ready

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Moving forward, a strong economy needs digital-ready small business owners. That’s why Verizon has a goal to provide resources to help 1M small businesses thrive in the digital economy. Introducing Verizon Small Business Digital Ready, a new online curriculum made for small business owners, by small business owners.

The curriculum is designed to help small businesses move forward in four ways:

Personalized learning

Brief, information-packed lessons small businesses can use right away.

Expert coaching

Verizon Completes Final Allocation of Its Second $1 Billion Green Bond

Press Release

NEW YORK, Sept. 13, 2021, /3BL Media/ – Recently, Verizon issued its Green Bond Impact Report, outlining the full allocation of the nearly $1 billion of net proceeds from its second green bond.

Verizon became the first U.S. telecom company to issue a green bond back in February 2019. In September 2020, the company issued its second green bond, and remains the only U.S. telecommunications company to complete the full allocation of two green bonds.

How One App Is Changing the Game for Black-Owned Businesses

By: Sheila Marikar
Blog

Growing up, David Cabello moved frequently and quickly figured out how to make a buck. As he bounced between New Jersey, North Carolina and the suburbs of Philadelphia, he tailored his services to what locals needed.

Verizon Response: Hurricane Ida

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Recovery and support efforts for Louisiana are underway.

Verizon Response Team (VRT) delivering Verizon Frontline technologies to support first responders and recovery effort

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Recovery and support efforts for Louisiana are underway.

Verizon Response Team (VRT) delivering Verizon Frontline technologies to support first responders and recovery effort

Educators Engage Students With Immersive Learning Tools

Verizon Innovative Learning HQ offers free access to next-gen learning for all
Blog

By: Ayana Byrd

Verizon Scales EdTech Resources to Over 3M Teachers in Effort to Leave No Student Behind

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Media contact(s)
Bernadette Brijlall
bernadette.brijlall@verizon.com

What you need to know:

  • Verizon Innovative Learning HQ, a free next-gen online education portal, provides access to immersive technology experiences leveraging augmented and virtual reality to all educators, launches August 23
  • 246 Title I schools join Verizon Innovative Learning, nearly doubling the program’s reach to 511 schools across the country
  • 5G Verizon Innovative Learning Lab unveiled in Miami and 40 new Verizon Innovative Learning Labs launch in Title I schools nationwide
  • Verizon Community Forward initiative is expected to reinvigorate community spaces in cities across the country, providing under-resourced populations with free access to resources and digital skills training
Press Release

Media contact(s)
Bernadette Brijlall
bernadette.brijlall@verizon.com

What you need to know:

  • Verizon Innovative Learning HQ, a free next-gen online education portal, provides access to immersive technology experiences leveraging augmented and virtual reality to all educators, launches August 23
  • 246 Title I schools join Verizon Innovative Learning, nearly doubling the program’s reach to 511 schools across the country
  • 5G Verizon Innovative Learning Lab unveiled in Miami and 40 new Verizon Innovative Learning Labs launch in Title I schools nationwide
  • Verizon Community Forward initiative is expected to reinvigorate community spaces in cities across the country, providing under-resourced populations with free access to resources and digital skills training

Omaha Public Schools Taps Coaches to Ease Transition to Hybrid Learning

Verizon Innovative Learning educators used their expertise to support entire district during pandemic
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By: Kenrya Rankin

Verizon Innovative Learning coaches Jenni Sherrill and Sara Newman and principal Dr. Carrie Carr say the resources and professional development provided by the program helped them support their school district during the pandemic.

Verizon Frontline Supporting Arizona First Responders Battling Wildfires

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  • Verizon Frontline technology has been delivered to 14 locations in Arizona by the Verizon Response Team (VRT) to help enable mission-critical communications in remote areas as first responders battle wildfires throughout the state.
  • The VRT is supporting, or has supported, interagency fire management teams in their efforts to combat 11 wildfires in Arizona.
  • Verizon Frontline is the advanced network and technology built for first responders, developed over three decades of partnership with the public safety community.

How Estella Tse Uses VR Art to Help the Earth and #StopAsianHate

By: Suzanne Blake
Blog

Estella Tse is a big deal in the VR art world, standing at the intersection of augmented and virtual reality tech with traditional studio culture. The creative director and artist-in-residence for tech giants like Google and Snapchat has traveled the world doing live VR demonstrations like re-creating Gustav Klimt’s The Kiss, Rembrandt’s Night Watch and other major works of art. 

But lately she’s immersed in a different reality: nature. Tse is studying how nature and tech can merge to help the environment. 

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