Thanks to our readers, contributors and sponsors — we’re pleased to announce that v2 of Teen Connect was initiated last week in partnership with Project for Pride in Living (PPL).
Through our unique model, TECHdotMN donates 51% of gross revenues towards providing under-served youth in the Twin Cities with modern hardware (Dell 2110 Netbook), mobile 4G WiMAX Internet (Mobile Citizen) and professional training (AmeriCorps CTEP). The result is a powerful package designed to help Minnesota’s future become more technologically literate.
Having developed the program from scratch, we’re starting small; previously, the initiative was piloted with a class of three beneficiaries. As the right foundation is laid, we’ll be unveiling something much more ambitious — but here’s a glimpse into what’s happening for now: