Issue:  Vol. 48 / No. 7 / 15 February 2018

SF LGBT Center receiving $100,000 from AT&T

San Francisco’s LGBT Community Center is receiving $100,000 from AT&T to support technology for the community through a new center initiative.

The funding will provide the center with a user-friendly website and mobile access, building-wide Wi-Fi and broadband Internet, and a technology upgrade to improve computer access in the organization’s CyberCenter.

Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco), and San Francisco Supervisors Bevan Dufty and David Campos will be among the speakers at a November 30 event at the center, 1800 Market Street, in honor of AT&T.

“The Center is so pleased to celebrate AT&T’s investment in the community,” Rebecca Rolfe, the center’s executive director, said in a statement. “Their support is a perfect example of how corporate partnership with the center can help connect our diverse community to opportunities, resources and each other to achieve our vision of a stronger, healthier, and more equitable world for LGBT people and our allies.”

The event is, in the center’s Ceremonial Room on the fourth floor, is from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The program and check presentation begin at 6.

Besides Leno, Dufty, and Campos, other speakers will include Rolfe; Ken McNeely, president of AT&T California; and Ashley Pereira, a former center youth intern.

Light refreshments and drinks will be served.

— Seth Hemmelgarn, November 23, 2010 @ 1:49 pm PST
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