United Hmong American Association to receive $10,000 grant from AT&T Foundation to support Hmong youth affected by the digital divide

Grant will support the Academic Support Achievement Program that provides homework help, tutoring, computer access, and digital skills to help Hmong youth succeed academically

United Hmong American Association (UHAA) will receive a $10,000 AT&T Foundation grant to support its work to help bridge the digital divide for Hmong youth during an event at the Appleton Area School District’s Welcome Center on Thursday, October 27, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

The AT&T Foundation grant will support UHAA’s Academic Support Achievement Program, which provides computer and digital literacy resources and academic programs for Hmong youth in the Appleton community. Hmong students who may not have a device or internet connection at home receive academic support, digital literacy training, tutoring and more to help prepare them for success in school and life.

UHAA’s mission is to empower Hmong youth to become successful, contributing members of their community.

The $10,000 AT&T Foundation grant is part of the company’s $2 billion commitment to help bridge the digital divide by connecting students to skills, resources, and opportunities for success in school and in life.

Who: Dr. Thai Xiong, United Hmong American Association
Robyn Gruner, AT&T Wisconsin
Students and mentors

What: AT&T Foundation grant to United Hmong American Association (UHAA)

When: Thursday, October 27, 2022
5:00 p.m.

Where: Appleton Area School District
Welcome Center
2701 N. Oneida Street, Suite C3