Alliance For Digital Equality Makes Extraordinary Computer Donation To
Liberty City & Allapattah Schools And Overtown Youth Center In Overtown
Alliance for Digital Equality Chairman Julius Hollis and national radio personality Tom Joyner
presented Miami schools and the Overtown Youth Center with a special donation of 200
computers on Friday, February 5, 2010.
Miami (PRWEB) February 13, 2010 -- The Alliance for Digital Equality (ADE), a non-partisan, non-profit
organization that seeks to bridge the technology divide between underserved ethnic and minority communities
within the United States and the technology advanced marketplace, made an extraordinary donation of 50
computers to benefit Miami Northwestern Senior High School in Liberty City, 50 computers to benefit Maya
Angelou Elementary School in Allapattah and 100 computers to benefit the Overtown Youth Center in Overtown.
Making the donation were ADE Chairman Julius Hollis and beloved national radio personality, “The Fly Jock”
Tom Joyner. Invited guests included Miami Heat superstar, Alonzo Mourning whose Alonzo Mourning Charities
oversees the Overtown Youth Center, Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho,
School Board Members Dr. Solomon Stinson/District 2 and Renier Diaz de la Portilla/District 5, elected officials,
local business leaders and the media.
Each school received fifty(50) Hewlett Packard Compaq DC5750 computers complete with Microsoft Windows
XP Professional, Athlon 64 X2 3800, 2.0GHz Processor, 1GB Memory, 80GB Hard Drive, DVD-ROM Media
Drive, DVI-VGA Video Card, Microsoft XP and virus protection.
With the current state of the economy and educational budget cuts felt statewide, the students from Miami
Northwestern, Maya Angelou Elementary and the Overtown Youth Center needed these computers more than
ever to aid in keeping up with new technological advancements. Thanks to the ADE, these students have the
chance to remain competitive and access to the same information and opportunities as children from all the