Tag: Technology


Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Per Scholas, and Coalition for Queens Announce Pilot Program to Connect NYCHA Residents with Tech Training

Partnership includes diversity pledge with 11 technology employer partners who will consider training in lieu of college degrees for technical positions

Brooklyn, NY – Today, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, along with Per Scholas and Coalition for Queens (C4Q), announced a pilot program that will provide NYCHA residents with training in IT infrastructure, cybersecurity, and software development. READ MORE

Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña Announce Collaboration with Microsoft to Provide Software to New York City Students.

Today, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced an innovative collaboration with Microsoft Corp. to provide New York City students and families with access to Microsoft software.

Students and families will be able to download Office 2016, Office for Mac 2016 and the Office 365 mobile apps available for Windows 10 tablets, iPhone, iPad and Android devices. READ MORE