SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)— Twitter is joining forces with a San Francisco non-profit organization to teach tech skills to local homeless and low-income families.
The Micro-blogging site based in the city’s mid-Market area will invest over $1 million over a multi-year partnership with Compass Family Services.READ MORE: New Facebook Whistleblower Says Executives Shrugged as Algorithm Stoked Hate, Misinformation
According to the SF Examiner, the program, called Neighborhood Nest, will be staffed by Twitter volunteers and the families assisted will be recruited on a referral basis by Compass and other non-profit organizations.READ MORE: CDC Approves Wide Range of Options for COVID Boosters
The company is currently scouting locations for learning centers close to both its mid-Market campus and Compass’s clients.MORE NEWS: Climate Change Disrupting Natural Cycles at Drier Lake Tahoe
Twitter has already donated 81 used computers and will provide technical support. Compass aims to help their clients achieve self-sufficiency and housing stability.