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Posts from Twitter for Good: Twitter NeighborNest

Empowering our community through digital literacy and meaningful connections at Twitter NeighborNest

Learn what the Twitter NeighborNest has meant to our employees and community members.

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Cultivating digital citizenship among youth and parents at Twitter NeighborNest

Learn how Twitter is partnering with United Playaz to help youth and parents in the local community to stay smart and safe online.

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Treehouse Lab at Twitter NeighborNest: fostering coding for all

Over the last eight weeks, Twitter NeighborNest and Bay Area Video Coalition (@BAVC) have been helping new learners from the Tenderloin, South of Market and the Mission District to gain free access to get a handle on the basics of coding. The idea for this collaboration came as a suggestion from the Office of Economic and Workforce Development (@sfoewd).

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Taking families a step closer to digital literacy at Twitter NeighborNest

Learn how Twitter NeighborNest is partnering with Community Technology Network to increase technology access and training for low-income families.

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Nesting: families make Twitter NeighborNest home away from homelessness

Well before the doors of the NeighborNest opened, Twitter and Compass Family Services (@compasssf) knew families would need to feel welcomed, safe, and supported in order for the space to be a success. In particular, planners of the technology learning center knew childcare would be vitally important. Family-oriented programs like Music & Movement and Family Story Hour, which were already in place for Compass families, were brought over to the new space when the doors opened.

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Coding for Kids program at Twitter NeighborNest

The Twitter NeighborNest is running Coding for Kids, a program that introduces local children to analytical thinking through technology. Why? Twitter HQ is located in mid-Market next to San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood, one of the city’s poorest. Our hypothesis is that by leveraging Twitter’s mentors to teach local children to think analytically and critically, we can prepare them for school and adulthood.

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Twitter for Nonprofits program at NeighborNest

Here is how the Twitter for Nonprofits program at NeighborNest is amplifying the work of organizations and creating connections.

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Twitter NeighborNest: how we learn, connect, and grow together

Let’s take a big picture look at the programs offered at the NeighborNest, Twitter’s family-friendly tech learning center.

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Guest post: cross-sector collaboration with technology companies in a changing San Francisco

A discussion on how business, nonprofits, government, and philanthropy are contributing to and affected by the changing reality of San Francisco.

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Guest post: A Compass Line! Broadway performers to teach Compass kids song and dance at Twitter NeighborNest

Cast members from “The Book of Mormon” spent an afternoon teaching kids songs and dance moves.

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