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TechSmart Teachers and Students Better Prepared for Distance Learning

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The TechSmart Initiative, launched in 2014 by the Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission (MHCRC), sought to strategically invest $19 million in Multnomah County schools over a 7-year period to provide K-12 school districts with grants and evaluation resources to identify effective classroom instruction that uses technology to foster improvement in academic outcomes for all students. The MHCRC partnered with All Hands Raised to establish specific academic outcomes key to student success and which resulted in greater rates of high school completion. In 2019, the MHCRC awarded its final TechSmart Initiative grants to projects that will run through 2023. Pacific Research…

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Community Technology Grants Cycle Now Open

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The Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission (MHCRC) is pleased to announce the opening of its 2021 Community Technology Grants funding cycle and encourages eligible organizations to apply. The program supports local entities in producing video content to be shared on the community media center channels in order to support project-related goals and objectives. This year, up to $800,000 is available to support use of technology resources for a public benefit. Click this link to Learn more & apply! Applicants Must: Serve residents within Multnomah County, ORAddress at least one of the stated four public benefit areas: Reduce DisparitiesImprove Community InvolvementImprove…

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Black Lives Matter

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The Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission (MHCRC) is a committed advocate and ally to those of us who have lived our lives in an environment of systemic oppression and racism. The murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd were daylighted through the use of video, and like the film and images from the civil rights movement of the 1950’s and 60’s, they tell an undeniable story of white supremacy, discrimination and racially-motivated violence. The visual confirmation of these hateful actions endured by Black Americans became real to the world when they saw it with their own eyes. In…

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Read more about the article YOUR VO!CE 2020: Community Survey Is Closed

YOUR VO!CE 2020: Community Survey Is Closed

*** Findings from the survey will be combined with other data collection efforts and compiled into a final study to be released Summer 2020. Stay tuned! *** How does access to the Internet affect people’s lives in Multnomah County? Who is included in our digital economy and who’s being left out? Whose voices and experiences are being represented in local media? Your Vo!ce 2020 intends to find out. The Your Vo!ce-Our Communications Technology 2020 initiative seeks to understand who has access to the Internet and media technology; how people are using technology to connect, inform and engage in their communities;…

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