On Friday, July 22, JumpStart and Verizon celebrated the official opening of the Verizon Community Forward Union-Miles Learning Center. Community leaders and residents gathered at the Earle B. Turner Recreation Center for a ribbon-cutting ceremony, center tour and technology demonstrations. Mayor Bibb, community residents, and JumpStart and Verizon leadership participated in the event. The center is now open to the public.
The Verizon Community Forward Learning Center offers free technology-focused training to Cleveland residents for lifelong STEM learning, industry-specific job development and small business growth.
The Union Miles Learning Center is one of two opening in 2022 as part of Verizon Community Forward, an initiative of Citizen Verizon, Verizon’s responsible business plan for economic, environmental and social advancement. The Clark-Fulton Learning Center in the Cleveland Public Library Fulton Branch will open later this year.