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Mayor Bowser to Promote the District’s Digital Inclusion Investments at DC Community Tech Day

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

(Washington, DC) – On Wednesday, October 9, at 11:45 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser will deliver remarks at Byte Back’s DC Community Tech Day and highlight her Administration’s investments to bridge the digital divide through training, career assistance, and the expansion of low-cost internet service for DC residents. Mayor Bowser’s Fiscal Year 2020 Fair Shot budget includes more than $12 million to support local entrepreneurs in starting and growing businesses.

The free event will feature speakers from the tech community, networking, and hands-on workshops to refine tech skills and prepare for a living-wage career.

When:

Wednesday, October 9, at 11:45 am

Who:

Mayor Bowser
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton
Elizabeth Lindsey, Executive Director, Byte Back
Byte Back Students and Alumni

Where:

Byte Back Headquarters
899 North Capitol Street, NE, Suite 850
*Closest Metro Station: Union Station*

Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected]. To view the event online, visit mayor.dc.gov/live or tune in on Channel 16 (DCN).