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Los Angeles native Bridget Stokes is among four semi-finalists to be awarded $10,000 by AT&T to make her feature film “Emmett.” AT&T’s new Untold Stories film program offers financial support to women and minority filmmakers. A director, storyteller and producer, Stokes’ work has been recognized at the Urbanworld Film Festival and SXSW Film Festival, among Read More…

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New program connects housing projects to Internet

BOYLE HEIGHTS  — A major commitment from AT&T will bolster the ConnectHome initiative’s drive to close the digital divide for low-income families through a low-cost broadband program. Access from AT&T, a public-private effort, will help connect families living in public housing projects to low-cost Internet service. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Read More…