Molson Coors donates $100K to Milwaukee Area Technical College for educational cost relief to students

The donation is part of the company`s $1.5 million investment in BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and people of color) organizations.

Molson Coors announced Tuesday it is donating $100,000 to Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) to provide educational cost relief to students from underserved communities...

...“Molson Coors is committed to fighting for greater diversity, equity and inclusion in Milwaukee and beyond,” said Tami Garrison, community affairs director at Molson Coors. “We are proud to support Milwaukee Area Technical College as they continue to work towards increasing equitable access to education.”.

Milwaukee has the lowest percentage of bachelor`s degree holders for Black and Hispanic/Latinx students in any large metropolitan area, a 2016 U.S. Census Bureau`s American Community Survey found. The survey found that 12.7% of Black students hold bachelor`s degrees, while 13.6% of Hispanic/Latinx students do. Meanwhile, over 60% of jobs in Wisconsin require education beyond high school...

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Ken Notes: First THANK YOU! Also this article suggests that there is work to be done.



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