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Mayor Bowser to join 1776, General Assembly to Announce Innovation Training Program

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

LaToya Foster (EOM)  (202) 727-5011; [email protected]
Joaquin McPeek (DMPED) (202) 445-9765; [email protected]

(Washington, DC) – Tomorrow, Mayor Muriel Bowser will join technology incubator 1776 and computer programming school General Assembly to announce a pilot program that will provide high-potential, low-income high school graduates with training opportunities for jobs in the digital economy.

The announcement comes during innoMAYtion, a month-long initiative launched by Mayor Bowser this week to showcase innovative programs that will create jobs, engage residents and position the District as a hub of innovation. Events throughout the month will focus on key priorities for the Bowser Administration, including education, technology, small business, the creative economy and good government, that aim to build pathways to the middle class. 

During the event, the Mayor will take a tour of 1776 and General Assembly classrooms.

To view a listing of all innoMAYtion events and additional information, go to

Wednesday, May 6 at 10:30 am

Mayor Muriel Bowser
Donna Harris, 1776 Co-founder
Paul Gleger, General Assembly Regional Director

1776 Headquarters
1133 15th Street NW, 12th Floor
*Closest Metro: McPherson Square Metro Station*

Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected]

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