RIBBON-CUTTING CEREMONY CELEBRATING AMD’s NEW TECHNOLOGY LAB AT LOCAL BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF SILICON

SAN JOSE, CA, November 19, 2019 – Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley (BGCSV) will mark its official Grand Opening on December 17th at the Alviso Clubhouse of its newly remodeled technology labs fully sponsored by AMD with a ribbon-cutting event.

“Through AMD’s support, we can ensure the highest quality delivery of our STEM components 21st Century Learning Initiative, which is our suite of STEM, literacy, college and career readiness programs” commented Max Duganne, CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley.

The technology lab renovations at the Alviso Clubhouses comes equipped with all new Lenovo desktops and laptops, 3D Printer, and new renovations and furnishings.

These new upgrades to the technology labs will support over 400 Clubhouse youth further develop their technology skills during after-school and summer programing, reducing the digital divide within their youth and help prepare them for future STEM careers, and help offset state budget cuts in feeder schools that have resulted in student to computer ratios that have soared to as high as 30 to 1.

About Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley:

Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley is a non-profit youth development organization founded in 1944 that offers innovative and effective afterschool and summer enrichment programs primarily for low income, at-risk Santa Clara County youth ages 6-18 years. We serve approximately 3,000 regular members at 14 Clubhouse locations in San Jose, Morgan Hill, and Gilroy. Our mission is to inspire and empower all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring adults. For more information, please contact Boys & Girls Clubs at contact@bgclub.org or (408) 975-9685

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