On Friday, July 15th at 3:00 PM, join Mayor Michael Nutter and the Media Mobilizing Project (4233 Chestnut Street) to celebrate the opening of 5 new Public Computer Centers!
This ceremonial ribbon cutting will recognize and celebrate 5 Public Computer Centers managed by Media Mobilizing Project. These computer centers are designed to provide free public access and computer training classes. Media Mobilizing Project is one of our key partners in this city wide effort to infuse technology and training resources in communities across our city through the Freedom Rings Partnership.
The 5 new public computer centers include the following organizations and locations:
- The Philadelphia Student Union, a youth-led organization dedicated to improving the quality of Philadelphia’s public school system. (4205 Chestnut St.)
- SEIU Healthcare PA, a statewide union of healthcare workers, dedicated to giving quality care, increasing healthcare access and improving working conditions. (1706 Race St., 3rd Floor)
- Casa Monarca, an arts, culture, and education organization primarily serving South Philadelphia’s Spanish-speaking immigrant community. (1448 S. 17th St.)
- The Unified Taxi Workers Alliance of Pennsylvania, an organization dedicated to promoting the human rights of low-income taxi workers. (4233 Chestnut St.)
- Logan CDC, an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of residents and businesses in the Logan section of Philadelphia. (4542 N. 11th St.)
We welcome your participation in this launch!
The Public Computing Center project is a part of the Freedom Rings Partnership and is funded through the Recovery Act’s Broadband Technologies Opportunities Program.