Press Coverage

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf has been using a new word lately to describe her vision for the technology hub growing in her city: “Tech-quity.” With Uber planning to open a 3,000-person office in the long-underutilized Sears Building in downtown Oakland, there is no turning back the tech tide rolling across...
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf has been using a new word lately to describe her vision for the technology hub growing in her city: “Tech-quity.” With Uber planning to open a 3,000-person office in the long-underutilized Sears Building in downtown Oakland, there is no turning back the tech tide rolling across...
Kay O’Neill came to Menlo Park in 1988, buying a little bungalow the same weekend she married husband Peter. She worked as a licensed marriage and family therapist for 20 years before first getting involved with Acterra’s Be the Change environmental leadership program, and then meeting Van Jones, co-founder of#YesWeCode. “Meeting Van...
By now you should know, but in case you didn’t: Silicon Valley isn’t the only place where technology startups run rampant. Innovation hubs are popping up in every nook and cranny across the nation, including the South Bronx. Nevertheless, coding and programming jobs continue to be out of reach for...
SOUTH BRONX — Robots and startups filled the second floor of the Old Bronx Borough Courthouse on Thursday during an event meant to show off the area's burgeoning technology scene. Projects ranging from an online platform to help Bronx artists sell their work to video games about climate change helped demonstrate that...
Thomas Roberts, host of "MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts," will host a one-hour special with MSNBC’s Frances Rivera reporting live from the historic Old Bronx County Courthouse. "Growing Hope Live from the Bronx" will air on Thursday, September 10th at 2 pm ET. The special will feature interviews with Assemblyman...
MSNBC will present GROWING HOPE LIVE FROM THE BRONX on Thursday, September 10 at 2 p.m. ET. Thomas Roberts, host of "MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts," will host the one-hour special with MSNBC's Frances Rivera reporting live from the historic Old Bronx County Courthouse.The special will feature interviews with Assemblyman...
-- “MSNBC special on the Bronx to feature Tantoco, Blake,” by Politico’s Miranda Neubauer: “An MSNBC special highlighting the Bronx on September 10 will include interviews with the city’s chief technology officer, Minerva Tantoco, and Assemblyman Michael Blake. The show will feature a community event Blake is hosting with #YesWeCode, an...
On September 10th, MSNBC’s nationwide “Growing Hope” campaign makes its way to the Melrose section of the Bronx. The campaign, part of an initiative launched by the media corporation in 2014, aims to heighten the profile of and draw attention to issues which affect local communities. Broadcasting live from the...
From left, Mohammed Abdulla, Isaiah Martin, Matthew Jones and Zebreon Wallace take part in the Hidden Genius Project in Oakland, Calif., a program that teaches technological development and entrepreneurial skills to African-American students.CreditPeter Earl McCollough for The New York Times OAKLAND, Calif. — More than a decade before diversity became...