AT&T Employees, State & Local Officials to Join NPower in Jersey City to Thank Our Heroes This Veterans Day

AT&T employees in North Jersey and NPower New Jersey are coming together with state and local leaders for an event to celebrate local veterans as part of AT&T’s nationwide #ThankOurHeroes initiative.  During the event, AT&T will provide online safety training for NPower students and announce a financial contribution to support NPower.  The event is one of a dozen taking place in communities across the country supporting organizations that serve active military personnel, veterans and their families. 

NPower New Jersey is a workforce development organization that provides free IT-training, certification and job placement assistance to underserved young adults and military veterans. These training programs focus on technology education and professional skills development to prepare students to begin careers in the field of information technology in as little as 22 weeks. More than 80 percent of NPower graduates are employed full-time or enrolled in higher education within one year of completing the program. New Jersey students have an opportunity to earn IT Generalist Apprenticeship credentials from the U.S. Department of Labor. 

​When: 

Thursday, November 9, 2017 

11 a.m. 

​Where: 

​NPower at NJ TSC Campus

285 West Side Ave. 

Jersey City, NJ 07305

Parking is available in Lot 3 located at West Side Ave. and Audubon 

​Who:

New Jersey Assemblyman Raj Mukherji 

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop

​ Bertina Ceccarelli, CEO, NPower

​ Bea Tassot, Executive Director, NPower New Jersey

NPower Students (all of whom are veterans or military personnel)

Althea Yancy, Director of Citizenship and Sustainability, AT&T

Paul Shisler, AT&T Director of Sales in North Jersey

Following brief remarks from each presenter, AT&T will provide an online safety training program created by AT&T known as Digital You for NPower Students.

AT&T Inc. is committed to advancing education, strengthening communities and improving lives. Through its community initiatives, AT&T has a long history of investing in projects that create learning opportunities; promote academic and economic achievement; or address community needs.  

Contacts: 

​Brandy Bell-Truskey, AT&T
610.322.3461
bb932y@att.com 

Kathryn Harriman, NPower New Jersey 
212.444.7245
Kathryn.Harriman@npower.org 

Source: NPower


Categories: Non Profit, Educational Technology, Non-Profit Schools and Institutions, Conventions, Trade Shows, Meetings, and Events, Information Technology, Military

Tags: #thankourheroes, AT&T, free IT-training, NPower, technology education, veterans, veterans day


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