Students From East Side High School Participate in a Google Hangout with U.S. Secretary of Housing & Urban Development Julian Castro

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[Newark, NJ – January 15, 2016] – On Wednesday, January 13, 2016 students from East Side High School participated in a Google Hangout interactive event with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro, along with students from Nashville, Tennessee and Fresno, California.

The conversation focused on bridging the digital divide through ConnectHome, a pilot initiative to extend affordable broadband access to families in communities like Newark, and across the nation.

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View the live stream here: