Creating opportunities for youth one club at a time

It’s been said that if you can help a young person take the first step, chances are they will put themselves on a path to succeed. It’s why, as a company, we’re focused on creating opportunities for youth. Since 2000 we’ve worked together with Boys & Girls Club of America on the Club Tech initiative. …


Celebrating Kids Artistic Technology Talents

By Gemma Aronchick Creativity is in full force for the BGCA Club Tech Digital Arts Festival 2011 Excitement was in the air at the Microsoft store on a warm Denver morning last week. Members of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, their chaperones and BGCA staff, along with a number of supporters from Comcast…


Role models help create the faces of the future

By Andrea Taylor, director of North America community affairs The New York Times ran an article today on the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and their Faces of the Future campaign. The campaign showcases how the Club Tech program gives kids across America access to technology and helps them to develop the technology…


Helping Kids Be Great by Connecting Them to Technology

Guest Post by Chelsea Badeau, Executive Producer Xfinity.com, Comcast Interactive Media   I’ve been lucky. Real lucky. I grew up in a middle-class home and always had access to technology. While I may not have had the latest computer or top-of-the line equipment, I always had access and that is what is most important. Most…


Tech Tech Baby: the faces of the future sure have changed…

The year was 1990, Vanilla Ice’s hit “Ice Ice Baby” was rocking the radio waves, and the combination of neon MC Hammer pants and a Bozworth Mullet made me feel like the coolest kid in the second grade. Growing up an only child raised by a single mother, after school programs occupied the hours between…


Technology ties to great futures

Editor’s Note: Our thoughts are with those impacted by the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan. While it may be some time until the full impact has been assessed, we will continue to work with our nonprofit partners to determine where our support can be of the greatest benefit. More on our efforts supporting relief…