Jack Dorsey’s #StartSmall Invests $3M in BUILD.org to Reimagine Education During COVID

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SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Twitter and Square Co-Founder and CEO, Jack Dorsey donates $3 million through his #StartSmall initiative to support BUILD.org’s digital initiatives that are reimagining education during COVID-19 and beyond. This investment is a lead gift in the BUILD Opportunity campaign focused on advancing racial equity through youth entrepreneurship.

Start Small’s funding will help scale BUILD’s first digital curriculum, the COVID-19 Virtual Design Challenge, where students apply real world project-based learning and design thinking to create youth-driven solutions for mental and physical wellness during the pandemic. The Challenge helps students channel their anxiety and fear into power and purpose. More digital programming is currently in development, particularly with a focus on racial and economic justice.

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