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How can you help Reach Our Future during #GivingTuesdayCLT?

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Friends, Digi-Bridge is proud to team up with 230+ other Charlotte nonprofits for the 2017 #GivingTuesdayCLT campaign. Now in its fourth year, #GivingTuesdayCLT is a day for the Charlotte community – families, businesses, students and others – to come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. Digi-Bridge’s goal is to raise…

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Our First Code-In for the Whole Family!

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Friends, You asked. Digi-Bridge listened. Our team is very excited to invite each of you to our first ever Family Code-In! Together with Google Fiber, we are hosting a Code-In event for the whole family on Saturday, December 2nd, from 7-8:30 p.m., complete with music, food, a photo booth and STEAM challenges that will engage…

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Thanks for connecting with us at #TBT 3.0!

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Friends of Digi-Bridge, We had a totally tubular time last night at #TBT 3.0. A big thank you to all who joined us! We were so pleased to have spent the evening with you as we kicked off our Reach Our Future campaign. At its core, Reach Our Future is about coming together as a…

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Today’s the Day for #TBT: Connect to Disconnect!

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Dear Friends, It’s almost time to “Throwback” with Digi-Bridge today from  6-8 pm at Queen Park Social. This is our chance to “Connect to Disconnect” in an effort to raise awareness about the digital divide. It’s estimated that one third of Charlotte-Mecklenburg scholars do not have access to an internet-connected device at home. This reality…

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Connect to Disconnect at #TBT 3.0!

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Dear Friends, We at Digi-Bridge are excited to announce our third annual #TBT (Throw Back Thursday) event on Thursday, November 2nd from 6-8 p.m. with the theme of “Connect to Disconnect” in an effort to raise awareness about the digital divide. The event will take place at Queen Park Social in South End. It’s estimated…

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Syncing at #STEAMSaturdays

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Today, we’re launching #STEAMSaturdays across Charlotte. While I’m “in it,” I wanted to share a quick note with you. This morning, I’m sitting at Briarwood School, powered by Arts and Science Council, as a cohort of scholars and their facilitators work through our “Moving With Muscles” Digi-Bin. Attendees are casually dressed, pop hits are playing…

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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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