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Sep
15
September 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE

Heart of the Matter: Education & the Digital Divide in PBC

A panel of local nonprofit and community leaders will discuss the innovative strategies to tackle the digital divide in Palm Beach County and explain the impact limited access to technology has had on students. They will also review plans to address the gaps in technology for students of all abilities, discuss how Out-of-School support services have reimagined themselves over the last year to address a hybrid of needs, and talk about how the digital divide affects STEM/STEAM programs.

President Ava L. Parker from Palm Beach State College will be our special guest joining us for welcome remarks.

Our Executive Vice President of Community Investments, Dr. Seth Bernstein will be moderating this conversation.

Meet Our Expert Panelists:

Eric Kelly
President
Quantum Foundation

Keith Oswald
Chief of Equity and Wellness
School District of Palm Beach County

Reginale “Reggie” Durandisse
CEO & Founder
For The Children Inc.

Suzette Harvey
President & CEO
Prime Time Palm Beach County

United Way of PBC is continuing its virtual community conversation series called Heart of the Matter. Each conversation will focus on a relevant, timely topic and engage an expert panel of local and regional nonprofit and community leaders who will speak to the current state of needs in our community like food insecurity, housing support, access to medical care, education, mentorship, and more. Hear from diverse perspectives on challenges, collaborations, and ways you can get involved.


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