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i.c.stars announces Milwaukee leadership team and immediate engagement opportunities for local businesses 


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Contact: Hale Sargent for i.c.stars |* milwaukee, 414-501-5313

i.c.stars Announces Partnership with Software Firm NVISIA

CHICAGO—-March 28, 2018 Technology workforce development nonprofit i.c.stars announced a new partnership with software firm NVISIA.

i.c.stars technology training program launches in Milwaukee with $1.6 million sponsorship from The Dohmen Company

Media Contacts:
Elizabeth Ferruelo for i.c.stars, 312-487-2208
Hale Sargent for The Dohmen Company, 414-501-5313

i.c.stars Receives Motorola Solutions Foundation Grant for its Technology & Leadership Skills Training

Chicago—August 22, 2017 i.c.stars, technology workforce development nonprofit, today announced it has received a grant for $50,000 from the Motorola Solutions Foundation, the charitable arm of Motor

Executives from Grainger, TTX, and EC-United Join i.c.stars Board of Directors

Chicago—July 12, 2017 Technology workforce development nonprofit i.c.stars announced the addition of three directors to its board: Wheeler Coleman, chief executive officer and executive partner of EC

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i.c.stars Selected for Blackstone Inclusive Entrepreneurship Grant

Three-Year Program Will Advance Efforts to Support Diverse Entrepreneurs

i.c.stars |* Alumni Launch Entrepreneurial Social and Technology Ventures

i.c.stars Alumni Launch Entrepreneurial Social and Technology Ventures
Entrepreneurs and tech founders are latest in a long line of i.c.stars graduates driving innovation in Chicago

i.c.stars Receives PayPal Gives Grant for Its Technology, Business & Leadership Skills Training Program, Chicago

Chicago—December 20, 2016 Inner-City Computer Stars Foundation (i.c.stars), an organization that expands opportunities for underserved young adults, announced today that it has been awarded a $5,00

As Volunteer Tech Tutors, i.c.stars’ Interns Put Their Leadership Skills into Practice in North Lawndale

Chicago—November 7, 2016 For more than five years, the young adult participants of i.c.stars have served as volunteer technology tutors at New Age Services Corporation, a substance use and abuse re

$100,000 Grant from the Walmart Foundation Supports i.c.stars Technology Training and Geographic Expansion

Chicago—September 7, 2016 Leading workforce development nonprofit Inner-City Computer Stars Foundation, known as i.c.stars, received a $100,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to support the grow

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