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Netflix’s Reed Hastings and Patty Quillin to donate $120M to Black education

By Dylan ByersNBC News June 23, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA Santa Cruz locals’ contribution intended to support student scholarships at Historically Black..

June 23, 2020

UC Santa Cruz postdoc leads #ShutDownSTEM movement as thousands of scientists worldwide to go on strike for Black lives

Nidhi SubbaramanNature June 10, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA Academics and scientific organizations will stop research activities on 10 June to reflect and take..

June 10, 2020

Black tech leaders issue call to action to fight racial injustice in the Bay Area

By Taylor HatmakerTechCrunch June 4, 2020 — USA “Black Tech for Black Lives” focuses on specific policy goals, including policing reform, local..

June 4, 2020

Monterey County Office of Education bridging the digital divide

By David RodriguezSalinas Californian June 4, 2020 — Salinas, CA MCOE sends Wi-Fi equipped buses to high need areas Empty playgrounds, empty classrooms, and..

June 4, 2020

What Can We Do: The Tech Company’s Guide to Advocating for Racial Equity

By Christian IdiodiSilicon Valley Product Group (SVPG) Partner  June 4, 2020 — San Francisco, CA Elon Musk is trying to colonize Mars. So what is it..

June 4, 2020

Field courses boost STEM diversity, study reveals

By Jennifer McNultyUC Santa Cruz May 28, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo credit: Mickie Tang) Hands-on field learning key to retention, success of..

May 29, 2020

Diverse Voices 2020 Speaker Series Now Online

(Source: UC Santa Cruz) May 27, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Image source: UC Santa Cruz) Speaker series features diverse group of leaders in engineering and tech..

May 28, 2020

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