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Digital NEST announces expanded presence in Salinas and plans for new site in Gilroy

(Contributed) November 16, 2020 — Watsonville, CA (Photo above: Digital NEST’s new Salinas site is located at the former downtown firehouse. Contributed) Digital NEST expands to reach untapped talent in the nation’s “Salad Bowl” On […]

Digital NEST has supported youth virtually during the pandemic and now begins to welcome members back

By Sara IsenbergFounder, Publisher, Editor-in-Chief, Santa Cruz Tech Beat September 23, 2020 — Watsonville, CA (Photo above: Jenna Rodriguez is the Development Coordinator at Digital NEST. Source: LinkedIn) Digital NEST closed in-person activities in March […]

Digital NEST named one of the Bay Area’s “Best Places to Work”

By Ahalya SrikantSilicon Valley Business Journal May 5, 2020 — Watsonville, CA (Photo source: Silicon Valley Business Journal) Watsonville-based nonprofit featured in Smallest Companies category [Editor’s note: This article has been edited to focus on Digital […]

Local nonprofit Digital NEST rises to the challenges of COVID-19

(Contributed) May 5, 2020 — Watsonville, CA (Photo source: Digital NEST) Digital NEST runs virtual programming, continues to provide high-touch one-on-one mentoring, and creates space for members to engage creatively Digital NEST, a youth workforce […]

SVBJ honors Digital Nest with Community Impact Award

By Sonya Herrera Silicon Valley Business Journal November 19, 2019 — Watsonville, CA (Photo above: Jacob Martinez, at rear, leads a project management workshop at Digital Nest in Watsonville with students Andrea Reyes and Drea […]

Digital NEST announces matching grant, double your impact

(Contributed) November 14, 2019 — Watsonville, CA This $10,000 Matching Gift Challenge was announced at Digital NEST’s 5th Birthday Party on November 10, 2019 by founding Board members Rose Filicetti and Michele Bassi. Our Board […]

Dastardly Cleverness in the Service of Good: Jacob Martinez, Digital NEST

(Source: Dastardly Cleverness) July 23, 2019 — Watsonville, CA Jacob Martinez: How Digital NEST Helps Youth Take Flight When Jacob Martinez was a kid in school, his family moved from Los Angeles, California to Dallas, […]

AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Puts the Spotlight on Digital NEST

By Jacob Martinez Executive Director Digital NEST Special to Santa Cruz Tech Beat February 5, 2019 — Watsonville, CA (Photo above: Digital NEST member Daphne shares with AT&T how the NEST opened up her world […]

ETR awarded ‘CS For All’ NSF Grant – Cabrillo College, Digital NEST, Pajaro Valley Unified School District to Receive Funding

(Contributed) October 2, 2018 — Aptos, CA ETR Awarded National Science Foundation Grant of $999,737 – Cabrillo College, Digital NEST and Pajaro Valley Unified School District to Receive Funding ‘CS For All’ Grant to Establish […]

Digital NEST’s New Plan to Link Watsonville, Silicon Valley

By Alisha Green Good Times September 11, 2018 — Watsonville, CA (Photo above: Digital Nest founder Jacob Martinez, left, helps intern Josue Sanchez on a project while Remy Rodriguez plays guitar. Credit: Keana Parker) Inaugural […]

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