LULAC and AT&T to Upgrade Empower Hispanic America Technology Center at YWCA in Tulsa

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On October 21, the League of United Latin America Citizens (LULAC), with the help of AT&T, will upgrade its Empower Hispanic America Technology Center, located at the YWCA in Tulsa, OK, with state of the art equipment.

On October 21, the League of United Latin America Citizens (LULAC), with the help of AT&T, will upgrade its Empower Hispanic America Technology Center, located at the YWCA in Tulsa, OK, with state of the art equipment. The technology center is one of 60 such centers around the country. The centers are part of an ongoing effort to ensure that the Latino community has access to dependable and useful technology. Upgrades include computer equipment, office applications software, and technology curriculum. Additionally, technology support will be made available to assist with the use of this new equipment.

What: Press conference with LULAC, AT&T and YWCA Tulsa, as well as Oklahoma legislators and Tulsa city officials. Press conference will be followed by a technology training led by AT&T.

Who: Oklahoma State Senator Brian Crain; State Representative Weldon Watson; Gabriel Rosales, Vice President of the Southwest with LULAC; Cinthya Allen, Area Manager – External Affairs with AT&T; Vanessa Finley, CEO with YWCA Tulsa; and Christy Huff, Director of Immigrant and Refugee Programs with YWCA Tulsa

When: October 21, 2015, 1:30 p.m.

Where: YWCA Tulsa, 1503 S. Denver Ave., Tulsa, OK 74119

Why: AT&T is upgrading LULAC technology centers with state of the art equipment. Individuals who visit the centers will now have access to technology in order to complete résumés, and college applications. The technology will be used for GED preparation, financial aid research, online citizenship services and job-search programs. The centers also provide individuals with the use of high-speed Internet access, computer equipment and basic office applications software to develop job skills, research career options, educational opportunities and other resources.

For more information, contact Geoffrey Nolan at 770-545-9881 or gnolan(at)LULAC(dot)org

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is the nation’s largest and oldest civil rights volunteer-based organization that empowers Hispanic Americans and builds strong Latino communities. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with 1,000 councils around the United States and Puerto Rico, LULAC’s programs, services and advocacy address the most important issues for Latinos, meeting critical needs of today and the future. For more information, visit http://www.LULAC.org, http://www.LULAC.org/facebook, and http://www.LULAC.org/twitter.

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