Following the success of its Community Boost program that’s been touring across the United States since March, Facebook is adding nine more cities to the 50 city tour for 2018.
As part of #BoostTogether, and Facebook’s pledge to train 1 million business owners and workers in the US, equipping them with digital skills that will help them compete in today’s workplace, Facebook is expanding its Community Boost program to 50 cities by the end of 2018.
The next nine cities to be announced are the following:
New Orleans, LA – August 7th-9th
Seattle, WA – October 15th-17th
Indianapolis, IN – October 18th-19th
Redmond, OR – October 23rd-24th
Baltimore, MD – November 12th-13th
Charlotte, NC – November 28th-29th
Springfield, IL – December 3rd-4th
Little Rock, AR – December 11th-12th
Miami, FL – December 18th-20th
In a recent blog post, Doug Frisbie, Global Marketing Director of Small Business at Facebook, mentions the company’s COO, Sheryl Sandberg, who has said that in order for economies to grow and communities to thrive, “we need to keep investing in people today. People deserve the support they need to find great jobs and grow their businesses.”
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