San Jose: San José Mayor’s Statement on Apple’s $1 Million Donation to ‘SJ Aspires’ Initiative
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March 30, 2021

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SAN JOSÉ, CA -- San José Mayor Sam Liccardo released the following statement in response to Apple's announcement of their donation of $1 million to the Mayor's San José Aspire's initiative:

"Apple's relentless focus on the future shows in the company's products, its vision, and its generosity.  The company's support of San José Aspires will enable our brightest young minds to overcome the barriers of poverty, and it will create hundreds of role models of college-going success for other children of color in our community. "

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SJ Aspires, an education and equity initiative launched by the Mayor in partnership with San José Public Library Foundation, enables youth in underserved neighborhoods to set goals that chart a path toward receiving a college education and helps reduce the barriers that disadvantaged students of color face in accessing academic opportunities. More information about San José Aspires will be available at the program launch on April 15, 2021.


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