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"Twitter will partner with a nonprofit serving San Francisco's homeless families to design a learning center where company employees will teach tech skills to some of the city's poorest residents.

The microblogging company's investment in the learning center, dubbed the Twitter Neighborhood Nest, will be "north of $1 million" over the course of the multiyear partnership, Colin Crowell, Twitter vice president of global public policy, told The Chronicle.

"This will be a major breakthrough for our families," said Erica Kisch, executive director of Compass Family Services, which serves 3,500 homeless families. "To make it in the world today, just to make it through school, you need these skills."

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Twitter, Compass partnering to help poor learn tech skills

Twitter will partner with a nonprofit serving San Francisco's homeless families to design a learning center where company employees will teach tech skills to some of the city's poorest residents. The microblogging company's investment in the learning center, dubbed the Twitter Neighborhood Nest, will be "north of $1 million" over the course of...

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Posted May 21, 2014
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