November 20, 2017

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SisOps: Girl-Friendly Tech Initiatives Challenge a Boys-Only Culture

New girl-friendly technology initiatives are challenging tech’s boys-only culture.

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Chicago Public Library to Expand YOUmedia Labs with Additional $2.5 Million

The Chicago Public Library will open and staff six more YOUmedia teen spaces this summer, along with temporary “pop-ups” in 12 branches, thanks to an additional $2 million from the MacArthur Foundation and $500,000 approved by the Chicago City Council.

Chicago Public Library to Expand YOUmedia Program in 2014

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Monday that he would expand the Chicago Public Library’s (CPL) YOUmedia digital skills program by $500,000 in order to serve 25 percent more teens in 2014. The program teaches web design, digital media production, and programming. The announcement comes just a week after the online expansion of CPL’s homework help program.