Modesto Gets a New Digital NEST – Expanding Access to Tech Education and Careers
Join us for the Grand Opening of Digital NEST’s New Technology Hub in Modesto!
Digital NEST is thrilled to announce the Grand Opening of our new technology Hub for underserved communities in Modesto! We are proud to bring this groundbreaking initiative to Modesto to bridge the digital divide and empower underserved communities with access to modern technology, digital skills, and educational resources. Join us on this momentous occasion as we celebrate the beginning of a transformative journey toward a more digitally inclusive and connected community.
Thursday, September 7th
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Ribbon Cutting
4:00 PM – 7:30 PM Open House
1012 11th St. Suite 400 (4th floor)
At Digital NEST, we believe that access to technology and digital literacy are essential for personal growth, economic opportunities, and community development. Our new Modesto Digital NEST center is focused on filling the needs of the community’s youth by providing them with access to technology and opportunities to gain skills in digital arts, web information & technology, and digital marketing & communication, all while removing the obstacle of cost.
Digital NEST Modesto Key Services:
Free Computer Access: Our fully equipped computer lab offers free access to computers, high-speed internet, and essential software for community members aged 14-24.
Career Exploration: We host workshops and events on various digital skills, empowering individuals to thrive in their chosen digital career pathway.
High-Tech Training: Our Job Training and Career Development program assists young individuals in enhancing their skills and becoming competitive candidates for entry-level, career-track job opportunities. Participants can choose from three pathways:
Web & Information Technology
Digital Arts & Technology
People, Project & Leadership
Career Development Support: We offer job readiness assistance, including resume building, interview preparation, and access to online job boards.
Internship Opportunities: Youth members have the chance to join Digital NEST’s Digital Media Agency, a paid two-year internship program that provides hands-on training and mentorship.
Join the Celebration:
The Grand Opening ceremony will feature inspiring speeches, interactive demonstrations, and networking opportunities. Come and be a part of this momentous occasion! Refreshments and food will be served. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all our partners, donors, and community members whose unwavering support has made this vision a reality. Together, we can create a brighter future for everyone.
Let’s build a thriving digital community together!
RSVP and Contact Information:
Please RSVP by Friday, September 1st to reserve your spot at the Grand Opening. For more information and RSVP, please email email@example.com or at 209-225-9591.
Monica Escamilla is the Center Director at Digital NEST Modesto.
Monica was born in Venezuela to immigrant parents from Colombia and Venezuela. She is a long-time resident of Modesto, California, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. She also serves as the Vice-President of the Stanislaus Latino Chamber of Commerce.
In 2020, Monica was recognized as Outstanding Woman by the Stanislaus County Commission for Women and Modesto Junior College's Positive Speaker.