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Cxmmunity Foundation March 2024 Newsletter

Updated: Apr 29

Hey Friend,


Happy Women's History Month! Shout-out to every woman in tech, gaming, and esports for showing up and showing out in all spaces! Together, let's foster an inclusive environment where women continue to pursue their passions, talents, and interests, shaping the future of tech for generations to come.


Best,

The Cxmmunity Foundation Team



 

Highlights


You might've noticed by now, but In The Cxmmunity is now The Cxmmunity Foundation!! We're expressing our commitments to education, workforce development, and access to technology even louder than before! Our non-profit organization is here to support students, parents, and teachers across the U.S.


Our sister-organization Cxmmunity Media supports us by bringing HBCU Esports, Black Media and Culture to even wider audiences! You can support all of Cxmmunity by following our socials and engaging with us!



  • Thank you to every UNCF student that connected and engaged with us at the HBCU TECH-E Summit and UNCF's 80th Anniversary Gala! It was wonderful to learn all of your personal stories and journeys that have led you into tech and into business. We're incredibly proud of you all! If you haven't yet shared your UNCF, GDC, and more stories on LinkedIn, tag us in the conversation! If you haven't yet connected on LinkedIn with all your peers, we'll highlight everyone's posts so you can follow and connect with each other.

  • To this point, big shout-out to Larry Nicholas for connecting with us, being engaged, and professional during this special opportunity! You can check out his LinkedIn post and connect with him!

  • Another big shout-out to Argenis Rosario Reyes for telling everyone about what this experience meant for him! Check out his LinkedIn post, as well!


 

Events


UNCF HBCU TECH-E Summit

San Francisco, California | March 20th to 23rd


Thank you to the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) and Black Voices in Gaming (BVIG) for the amazing opportunity to connect with student leaders in tech and business in beautiful San Francisco! If you attended this summit, let us know on LinkedIn by tagging The Cxmmunity Foundation and sharing your highlights of the event.


Cxmmunity Virtual Tech Resume Review Workshop

Virtual Zoom Meeting | March 12th, 5PM - 6:30PM


Thank you for joining our Resume & Portfolio Building Workshop! We hoped you learned something new about how to present your skills and professional history. We’re currently reviewing resumes and will be sending feedback out soon!


If you want your resume reviewed, submit it using our new student profile survey! This survey’s upgraded to better help us match your skills, interests, education, and work status with our partners and opportunities across the country. Complete a full profile now, or just upload your resume!



Booz Allen Mentorship Program

Atlanta Mentorship Program


We have a special mentorship program for Atlanta college students alongside our partner, The Booz Allen Foundation. Register To Be A Mentee


The Cxnnect with Delta Credit Union: Financial Literacy

Virtual Zoom Workshop Series | 5PM - 6:30PM


Join us for The Cxnnect with Delta Credit Union - Financial Literacy Digital Workshop to learn how to manage your money like a pro!


May 30th - Basics of Budgeting

June 6th - Psychology of Spending

June 13th - Finances for Young Adult



 

Opportunities


U.S. Border Patrol Virtual Career Expo

Start your journey with U.S. Border Patrol by attending their Virtual Career Expo on April 17, 2024. They are looking for entry-level and experienced individuals who are ready to step up and join their team. Federal civilian service is a great place to start or expand a career!



21st Century Leaders Leadership Institutes

21st Century Leaders have opened applications for four summer leadership institutes for High School students!



The Washington Center (TWC) Paid Federal Internship Program

As the largest and most established student internship program in Washington, D.C., TWC specializes in matching graduate and undergraduate students with paid federal internships. To be eligible, you typically need to be a U.S. citizen with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.



The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) 2024 Scholarships and Summer Internship Programs


CBCF scholarship programs provide vital resources to deserving students, while their summer internships offer hands-on experience in the heart of policymaking on Capitol Hill. List of available scholarships:

  • The Ally Financial Law Scholarship

  • The Ally Financial Public Policy Scholarship

  • CBC Spouses Education Scholarship

  • CBC Spouses Essay Contest Scholarship

  • CBC Spouses Performing Arts Scholarship

  • CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship

  • HBCU National Racial Equity Initiative for Social Justice Scholarship

  • The Tracking Foundation Multi-Year Scholarship

  • The Tracking Foundation Scholars Scholarship

  • CBCF Reducing the Financial Barrier Scholarship (Need-based)



TAG-Ed Internship Placement Program

Applications for the TAG-Ed Internship Program are now open for Host Companies! TAG-Ed is on the lookout for companies interested in bringing aboard talented high school and collegiate interns.



 

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Industry News




 

Support Cxmmunity



There are many ways to support the education and workforce development of students in the Esports and Gaming Industry. Cxmmunity is grateful for all the support we receive year-round!


Donate to Cxmmunity! Become a monthly supporter for as low as $5 a month.


Volunteer with Cxmmunity for one of our events, as an extra hand, shadow, or expert!


Complete our Testimonial Survey and tell us how Cxmmunity has impacted you!


Become a Partner or Sponsor! Support new events and opportunities across the country.


Subscribe to Cxmmunity on Linktree and Eventbrite to get updates on new events and opportunities.

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