The Louisville Urban League was awarded a $35 thousand grant from Spectrum to help fund the organization’s new “#Tech Senior” program.

The pilot program is part of the Urban Senior Jobs Program.

It’s aimed towards assisting seniors over the age of 55 prepare for new employment by helping them gain technology skills to succeed in the workforce.

Seniors are placed in a wide variety of community service activities at non-profits and public facilities, including day-care centers, seniors center schools and hospitals.

Participants work an average of 20 hours a week and are paid the highest of federal, state or local minimum wage.

To learn more about the Urban Senior Jobs Program, click here

Source: Louisville Urban League launches senior tech program