Why Kansas City Has a Shot at Bridging the Digital Divide

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I had the opportunity to participate in the launch of the new Kansas City Digital Inclusion Fund. I say thorny because despite the nearly $300 million in stimulus funding awarded by the U.S. Google plans to roll it out in Austin, Texas, and Provo, Utah as well. The Community Driven Fund. The fund is being administrated by the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation. Digital Divide libraries digital inclusion digital literacy tspubliclibraries

Symantec Gives Back

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In Lindon, Utah, 50 employee volunteers planted trees that Symantec donated to TreeUtah using its local Community Outreach funds. The trees were planted around parking lots owned by the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in order to cool the parking lots (which become mini "heat islands.")

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The Bold, Focused Ideas of Breakthrough Nonprofit Brands: Book Giveaway Winners Announced

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Another feature of the program will be Safe America’s recruitment of First Ladies/Spouses in ALL 50 states to lead local, state educational efforts — building on West Virginia First Lady Gayle Manchin and her husband, Governor and Senator-Elect Joe Manchin’s efforts that reached 40 states in 2010 and had the active involvement of Governors and First Spouses in Kentucky, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, Washington state, West Virginia, Iowa, Arizona, Arkansas, Indiana, Utah and Tennessee.”.