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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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#DDCodeIn 2.0 is Coming!

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Dear friends, Digi-Bridge is pleased to announce its second father-daughter tech event at the Google Fiber Event Space from 7 pm-8:30 pm November 5, 2016. Only 36 tickets available! Although women fill close to 1/2 of all jobs in the U.S. economy, they hold less than 25 percent of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) jobs. It’s…

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Digi-Bridge Announces #TBT 2.0: Connect to Disconnect

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Dear Friends, Digi-Bridge announces its second #TBT (Throw Back Thursday) event on Thursday, November 10 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 Earl’s Grocery in Elizabeth. A limited number of tickets are available: http://bit.ly/digibridgetbt2. It’s estimated that…

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#CSforAll: Digi-Bridge Goes to the White House

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Dear friends, On Tuesday, Digi-Bridge was honored to join the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy to announce our commitment to meeting the President’s call for Computer Science for All (#CSforAll). As part of our commitment, we are excited to launch #STEAMSaturdays series introducing scholars to science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM)…

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Digi-Bridge Announces Commitment at White House Summit

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Digi-Bridge is announcing its commitment today at the White House’s Computer Science for All Summit, which event can be viewed via livestream wh.gov/live from 1-3 p.m. The Summit celebrates progress and announces new commitments towards the President’s historic call for Computer Science (CS) for All. Digi-Bridge is dedicated to supporting a generation of well-equipped 21st century…

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Digi-Bridge Announces $50,000 Gift from OrthoCarolina Foundation

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Digi-Bridge is pleased to announce a $50,000 gift from OrthoCarolina Foundation in support of Digi-Bridge’s Full STEAM Ahead programming at Ashley Park PreK-8 in 2016-17. The OrthoCarolina Foundation gift will allow Digi-Bridge to launch an innovative pilot STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) education program at Ashley Park, a federally designated Title I elementary…

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#STEAMSaturdays Return to C3 Lab

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Dear friends, #STEAMSaturdays are back at C3 Lab!  Join for a fun morning of exploration and innovation!  Your K-8 scholar will be introduced to a variety of object-oriented computer programming (coding) languages.  The personalized learning platform allows individuals to move at their own pace, making this course valuable for learners of all levels. Classes are from 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. and…

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#STEAMSummer Reflections

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Dear friends, I invite you to learn more about #STEAMSummer from Torie Leslie, our STEAM Community Catalyst. -DJ With the start of the 2016-2017 school year right around the corner, I think of those beginning-of-the-year icebreakers when teachers and students share their summer experiences. This year I would have the best story to tell sharing…

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We Made It!

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Dear friends, The dust has settled and I’m happy to report the first iMakeCLT was a tremendous success! Over 800 of our neighbors walked through the doors of C3 Lab during the Saturday event. iMakeCLT, through the tremendous collaboration of makers throughout Charlotte, provided a temporary space for neighbors to meet and children 0-99 to…

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#STEAMSummer Special Visitor

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This week at #STEAMSummer at Kent Academy, scholars were joined by a special guest, Julia Landauer, multiple-championship winning racecar driver. Landauer, who in addition to racing every season since she was 10, graduated from Stanford University in 2014 with a bachelor of science degree in Science, Technology, and Society. Scholars presented a range of inquiries…

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#ActivateSummer for a scholar!

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Dear Friends, Digi-Bridge believes that every learner deserves access to high-quality summer programming. We are keenly aware that most students lose about two months of grade level equivalency in mathematical computation skills over the summer months. Learning loss is an even greater reality for students who do not have access to the internet and summer…

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