STEAM Learning Through Hip Hop?

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Friends, This summer has been full of new and exciting partnerships for Digi-Bridge. Today, I want to tell you about a particularly unique collaboration that I bet you wouldn’t expect: STEAM education and hip-hop. Earlier this month, we were invited to be a part of The Intersection: A Conversation About Hip-Hop Culture and Education at…

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You Can #ActivateSummer for Charlotte Scholars!

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Friends of Digi-Bridge- Today, we are excited to launch our 2017 #ActivateSummer campaign. This year, our fundraising efforts will support our 2017-18 Robotics squads in the West and Northwest Corridors of Charlotte. Last fall, we decided to form our very first Robotics squad at Allenbrook Elementary School, a Title I elementary school in our West…

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NAYGN and Digi-Bridge: Generating STEAM Together!

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Friends, Partnership is a wonderful thing. When we had the pleasure of being introduced to Alyse Scurlock, a nuclear engineer with Duke Energy, we knew someone had connected the dots because of our mutual passion for STEAM education. Thanks to Alyse and the support of Duke Energy, we have partnered with NAYGN (the North American…

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The Pathway Revealed

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Friends, In order to bridge the digital divide, Digi-Bridge works to uncover and help create equitable pathways to careers in STEAM fields. Often, scholars begin on this pathway in middle school, where they’ve been assigned a counselor who helps them choose classes that fit their interests and aptitudes. This process continues into high school and…

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Bridging the Divide! Read All About it!

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Friends, We have a quick but very exciting announcement. On top of being featured in a Charlotte Observer and News & Observer series about supporting the growth of high-achieving low income students, our work and our scholars have been featured on the front page of the Observer! We are so pleased to see a spotlight…

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Prepare for Liftoff, Summer #DDCodeIn is Coming!

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Friends, We are excited to announce that registration for our second Daddy Daughter Code-In of 2017 is now open! Join us on Saturday, June 17th from 7-8:30 pm for a night of food, fun, and technology. If you have never attended one of our Code-Ins before, you are in for a treat. After eating together,…

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ICYMI: #STEAMSaturdays in The Observer

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Friends, We are proud to share that our digital consultancy work at Ashley Park Pre-K – 8 was featured in The Charlotte Observer this week! In case you missed it, here is the link to a piece that informs the community not only our #STEAMSaturdays programming, but a number of fun learning opportunities we have…

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Summer #STEAMSaturdays are Just Around the Corner!

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Friends, We at Digi-Bridge are preparing to kick off our Summer #STEAMSaturdays in three different locations. It’s a very exciting time for us and we want to make sure you have the chance to be a part of our growing efforts to #bridgethedivide. Registration is still open and will remain open throughout our Summer series…

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Get Ready for Demo Day and Summer #STEAMSaturdays!

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Friends, Summer is quickly approaching and we know that your schedules are filling up with lots of great activities and vacations. We wanted to share with you all what Digi-Bridge has on its calendar so that you can include us in your summer fun! FREE Demo Day (This Saturday!) If you are interested in learning…

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This is IMPACT: Digi-Bridge and Google Fiber Moving the Needle in Charlotte

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Friends of Digi-Bridge, Wow. Talk about an honor. We have been fortunate enough to find recognition and support in a number of fantastic partners these last couple of years: Knight Foundation, OrthoCarolina, Reemprise Fund, Social Venture Partners, even an invitation to President Obama’s White House! We are here to tell you, the great news keeps…

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Look what YOU did!

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Friends of Digi-Bridge, At our summer board meeting, I said “let’s raise $10,000 during our End of Year Giving Campaign,” and the room went silent. This weekend, while snowed in, I sat in front of an Excel spreadsheet, entered the last few check amounts and I started belting out Notorious B.I.G. lyrics (not suitable for…

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Over the Top!

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Dear friends, On the heels of #GivingTuesdayCLT, we are sending out a BIG thank you for your support. Yesterday, we joined 173 other nonprofits here in Charlotte to collectively raise $8 million. With your help, we crushed our goal to raise $5,000 in individual donations! All #GivingTuesdayCLT dollars will be eligible for a percentage match from…

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