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Connecting Minority Communities Pilot Program

Chicago State University

The Chicago State University (CSU) "Advancing Broadband Equity through Learning Intermediaries in the Neighborhoods of Chicago" (ABELINC) project, together with subrecipients Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) and University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), will implement a Community Navigator program to address the digital inequity and exclusion among populations and in anchor communities that have endured historic segregation and disinvestment in Chicago neighborhoods.

Funding Total
Community Technology Hub/Upgrade; Digital Literacy Skills; Internships/Apprenticeships; Workforce Training/Economic Growth
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