UMKC Students to Participate in Google’s KC Community Leaders Program

By , October 15, 2013 9:14 am

Google FiberEight UMKC Students have been selected to participate in Google’s Kansas City Community Leaders Program.

The Google Community Leaders Program is a yearlong program that works with students from Kansas City universities to improve the web literacy of Kansas City. The CLP is dedicated to providing small business owners and community organizations online tools training, as well as help narrow the digital divide among residential communities.

Google’s Community Leaders will work for one year to empower businesses and nonprofits, build community, and bridge the web literacy gap that exists in Kansas City.

Each team has been assigned a Google mentor to guide them through the year.

Team 1: Digital Literacy – will partner with the KCMO Public Libraries

  • Jessica Rodas – Junior
  • Carlos K. Comini – Sophomore
  • Ryan Rouse – Sophomore

Team 2: Nonprofit – will partner with Nonprofit Connect

  • Brien Belko – Junior
  • Drew Shoemaker – Sophomore

Team 3: Small Business – will partner with the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City

  • Rob Williams – Senior
  • Clark Johnson – Junior
  • Mohammad Fatemi – Junior



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