1. Tech Foundry nonprofit seeking students from Springfield neighborhoods hit by natural disasters

    Tech Foundry nonprofit seeking students from Springfield neighborhoods hit by natural disasters

    Springfield's Tech Foundry job training nonprofit is recruiting potential students from city neighborhoods that have faced both natural disasters and economic disadvantage. "We are currently recruiting in these neighborhoods asking residents if they have the ambition, aspiration and commitment to take advantage of this 'no-cost' program and start a career in Information Technology," Tech Foundry Director of Strategic Partnerships Jonathan Edwards said in a statement. "Students who apply for and are accepted into the Tech Foundry program will ultimately begin a career that can help them attain a job where entry-level salaries will pay between $30,000 and $40 ...

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    1. We have partnered with a consulting firm called Lopez Consulting and they are doing outreach with us to city council members who represent those neighborhoods.
    2. All the remaining slots in that class right now, we are actually holding open for residents from those neighborhoods.
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