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.
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.
The company is currently scouting locations for learning centers close to both its mid-Market campus and Compass’s clients.
Twitter has already donated 81 used computers and will provide technical support. Compass aims to help their clients achieve self-sufficiency and housing stability.