June 5, 2020         
Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Releases Statement of Support for Black Lives Matter Protests, Calls for Police Reform Meas   •   Texas Online Preparatory School to Celebrate Class of 2020 with Online Ceremony June 6   •   A Message From the National Black MBA Association® on America’s Unfinished Business   •   Gynesonics Announces Publications on Healthcare Economic Analyses Demonstrating Significant Facility and Payer Cost Savings When   •   Dr. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw from India named EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2020   •   Philadelphia Administrators' Union Protests Racial Injustice, Honors George Floyd With Silent March   •   Mark T.C. Bounds, Author, is being recognized by Continental Who's Who   •   NC Healthcare Foundation Announces COVID-19 “Fill the Gap” Grants   •   Youth Form National Summit To Respond To Call For Action Following George Floyd Protests   •   P&G to Webcast Presentation From the Deutsche Bank dbAccess Global Consumer Conference, June 11   •   PBS to Address Race and Racism in America Through Broadcast and Streaming Content   •   TeamChildren and the Andrew Hicks Foundation Donate 25 Laptops to College Bound Chester High Students   •   Root Launches Homeowners Insurance   •   Windward Life Care Earns SAGECare Certification   •   Fraser States Organizational Commitment to Anti-Racism and Support for Community   •   Regions Next Step Survey Finds 81% of Americans Do Not Feel “Financially Fit”   •   Jennifer Corder Launches New TruBlue Franchise in Fort Mill   •   Newsy wins prestigious Robert F. Kennedy Award for 'A Broken Trust' investigation   •   Beyond Spots & Dots Launches $15,000 Women-to-Women Grant Program   •   The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Thanks Press On Fund for $100,000 Gift to Support Groundbreaking Pediatric Cancer Research
Bookmark and Share

LA Mayor Wants to Close Digital Divide Among Hispanics

LOS ANGELES --Los Angeles today took a major step in helping its Latino residents bridge the digital divide. LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa kicked off Club Digital, a bilingual, multimedia Internet training program that will reach nearly 3 million Latinos in California during its summer pilot program.

Hispanic News, Latino News, Mexican News, Minority News, Civil Rights, Discrimination, Racism, Diversity, Latina, Racial Equality, Bias, EqualityHispanic News, Latino News, Mexican News, Minority News, Civil Rights, Discrimination, Racism, Diversity, Latina, Racial Equality, Bias, EqualityVillaraigosa praised the program for its effort to close the digital divide.

“Without access to the Internet and basic computer skills, millions of Californians remain at a competitive disadvantage in the job market,” said Villaraigosa. “I am proud to support a program that empowers the people who remain on the wrong side of the Digital Divide by giving them the tools they need to take the first step into the digital age.”

 

The program was created by impreMedia, a Hispanic news and information company.

“Going online is a fast and easy way to find benefits that not only save money, but also transform lives,” said Monica Lozano, Publisher and Chief Executive Officer, impreMedia. “It’s all there for the taking, whether we are talking about job listings, scholarships for college students, educational opportunities, medical resources or government services.”

Participants can access Club Digital’s free bilingual website that offers training lessons covering basic Internet skills, Internet safety, online employment, education and health care opportunities.

The California pilot program will run for the next 30 days in select impreMedia publications, including La Opinión, La Opinión Contigo and El Mensajero, and a network of community-based partnerships. It is the first step in a nationwide campaign that will expand nationally in January 2012 and reach more than 9.4 million Latinos across several major U.S. cities.


STORY TAGS: Hispanic News, Latino News, Mexican News, Minority News, Civil Rights, Discrimination, Racism, Diversity, Latina, Racial Equality, Bias, EqualityHispanic News, Latino News, Mexican News, Minority News, Civil Rights, Discrimination, Racism, Diversity, Latina, Racial Equality, Bias, Equality

Video

White House Live Stream
LIVE VIDEO EVERY SATURDAY
alsharpton Rev. Al Sharpton
9 to 11 am EST
jjackson Rev. Jesse Jackson
10 to noon CST


Video

LIVE BROADCASTS
Sounds Make the News ®
WAOK-Urban
Atlanta - WAOK-Urban
KPFA-Progressive
Berkley / San Francisco - KPFA-Progressive
WVON-Urban
Chicago - WVON-Urban
KJLH - Urban
Los Angeles - KJLH - Urban
WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
New York - WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
WADO-Spanish
New York - WADO-Spanish
WBAI - Progressive
New York - WBAI - Progressive
WOL-Urban
Washington - WOL-Urban

Listen to United Natiosns News