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Columbus State program assisting students with housing needs with help from Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority


From ABC 6 Columbus:

Changing lives and futures, one student at a time. The city of Columbus is pouring funding into an effort aimed at providing stable housing for hundreds who need it.

The 'Success Bridge' program was launched at Columbus State Community College in an effort to help struggling youngsters.

Opportunity Home San Antonio narrows digital divide in public housing


From the San Antonio Report:

When Wi-Fi routers are installed and activated at Mission Park and Riverside Apartments, 24,276 residents who live in public housing projects will have free access to the internet, according to officials.

Opportunity Home San Antonio has developed about 100 affordable housing properties across the city. Of the properties it manages, most will have free Wi-Fi.

Virgin Islands HA Introduces Services to Housing Community with Bright Paths Programs


From the St. Thomas Source:

While the territory’s housing communities are being rebuilt after the 2017 storms, the V.I. Housing Authority is adding a slate of services through the Bright Paths program to help families achieve healthy and productive lives.

Bright Paths was created in 2020 and put into effect in June 2022, Emmanuella Perez-Cassius, assistant director of the Resident Wellness and Empowerment Department, told the Source.

No-Cost Internet Access Launched at Opportunity Home San Antonio Communities


From Opportunity Home San Antonio's website:

Individuals who reside at public housing or mixed-income communities in the organization’s portfolio have the ability to connect to broadband internet at no cost.

Currently, 72 of 74 Opportunity Home communities have been connected. Broadband installation at Mission Park and Riverside Apartments is pending due to logistics. Once the project is completed, 24,276 Opportunity Home residents will have the potential to connect any device to the internet.

Opportunity Home San Antonio Wi-Fi program evolves to help with digital literacy, device distribution


From KSAT 12 San Antonio:

Opportunity Home San Antonio, formally known as the San Antonio Housing Authority, has been working on Wi-Fi connectivity for its residents since 2013.

In 2020, when the pandemic hit, Opportunity Home approved a $4 million plan to help give the families who live on its properties free Wi-Fi. Now that it is in full effect, the initiative has evolved to help with digital literacy and device distribution.

With Help from FCC Grant, INLIVIAN Is Crossing the Digital Divide


Earlier this year, INLIVIAN received a $300,000 grant from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) with the aim of assisting families in obtaining affordable broadband internet access essential for work, education, healthcare, and various other needs. In July 2022, Vice President Kamala Harris visited the INLIVIAN Carole Hoefener Center to introduce the Affordable Connectivity Program.

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