100 Black Men of America, offers stipend to students for Virtual Technology Training

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Contributed by 100 BMOA Greater Auburn/Opelika Inc.

100 Black Men of America, in partnership with Southern Union State Community College and Greater Peace Missionary Baptist Church, will offer Virtual Technology Training for kindergarten- through middle school-age students.

The event will be held at the Greater Peace Family Life Center at 650 Jeter Ave. in Opelika from 9 a.m. to noon on Feb. 27. A maximum of 30 in-person students will be allowed to participate due to COVID-19 protocol for social distancing. A maximum of 30 online students will be allowed to participate on a first come, first served basis according to registration. All student participants will receive a $25 stipend. Students may register now at the following website (www.100gao.org/register).

Virtual Technology Training Goal:

Due to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, many school systems have turned to remote school learning across kindergarten and middle school programs. The 100 Black Men organization has recognized a need to assist students and parents in navigating the technology being used for remote learning. The Virtual Technology Training event has been established to offer much-needed training and guidance to help both students and parents gain skills, techniques and approaches in how to succeed in use of this new technology that has been thrust upon some of the most vulnerable in our communities.  the program/event Availability

This will be the second time offering this training in response to the overwhelming positive feedback received from the first session offered in December 2020. The 100 Black Men organization is so committed to offering this help to our students and families that the 100 is also providing a $25 stipend to encourage students in the value of their education.

For more information on the program/event, visit www.100gao.org.

About 100 Black Men of Greater Auburn/Opelika

The 100 Black Men of Greater Auburn/Opelika is a local chapter of the 100 Black Men of America, Inc. The organization specializes in mentoring at-risk, minority and socio-economically disadvantaged youth in communities across the nation and around the globe. The motto of the organization is “What they See is What they will Be…”

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