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January 08, 2019

LIGHT Celebrates The Honorable Congressman Elijah E. Cummings With Unveiling Of New Technology Center

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On January 7, LIGHT Health and Wellness Comprehensive Services (LIGHT)* unveiled the Congressman Elijah E. Cummings Technology Center.

Elijah E. Cummings Technology Center Opening

LIGHT Health and Wellness unveiled a new tech center in honor of Congressman Elijah Cummings on January 7.  Pictured here (l to r):  Congressman Cummings; Debbie Rock, Founding CEO, LIGHT Health & Wellness; Fred Humphries, Corporate Vice President, U.S. Government Affairs, Microsoft; Maryland State Senator Antonio Hayes; and Peter Jacoby, Vice President, Federal Relations, AT&T.

The newly named computer science and technology center will provide at-risk youth and families in need with the opportunity of computer literacy and access to educational resources.

LIGHT’s Founding CEO, Debbie J. Rock, introduced the Congressman. “We are so grateful that our organization and community have Congressman Cummings as an ally. With his support, we look forward to continuing our mission to promote the health and wellness and education of children, families and individuals impacted by health and social disparities through the establishment of the Cummings Technology Center.”

Congressman Cummings has been a strong advocate of LIGHT’s programs for the past twenty years. “I am honored to be recognized by LIGHT and look forward to the doors the new Technology Center will open for the youth of West Baltimore. It is critically important that our youth are better prepared to succeed in school and ultimately further their career goals. This center will provide the tools necessary to brighten the futures of many in this community.”

The computer and technology center were made possible through support to LIGHT from AT&T** and Microsoft. “We are thankful to be able to play a small part in providing this community’s parents and their children with proper access to technological literacy and STEM education,” said AT&T’s Peter Jacoby.

Speaking on Microsoft’s behalf, Fred Humphries stated, “Increasing access to digital skills is critical because these skills are needed to succeed in the 21st century economy. That’s why we are proud to support this new center, named in honor of Congressman Cummings and designed to help Baltimore’s educators, children, and families gain skills needed for today’s jobs and tomorrow’s opportunities.”

To learn more, go to: www.lighthealth.org.


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*About LIGHT Health and Wellness Comprehensive Services, Inc.

Light is a premier community-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization specializing in providing comprehensive quality care for children, women, youth and families. LIGHT envisions a community where individuals are made aware of and receive health care and psycho-social support services that will assist them to live healthy and productive lives.

**About AT&T

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a diversified, global leader in telecommunications, media and entertainment, and technology. It executes in the market under four operating units. WarnerMedia’s HBO, Turner and Warner Bros. divisions are world leaders in creating premium content, operate one of the world’s largest TV and film studios, and own a world-class library of entertainment. AT&T Communications provides more than 100 million U.S. consumers with entertainment and communications experiences across TV, mobile and broadband services. Plus, it serves more than 3 million business customers with high-speed, highly secure connectivity and smart solutions. AT&T Latin America provides pay-TV services across 11 countries and territories in Latin America and the Caribbean, and is the fastest growing wireless provider in Mexico, serving consumers and businesses. Xandr provides marketers with innovative and relevant advertising solutions for consumers around premium video content and digital advertising through its AppNexus platform.

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