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Free WiFi zones coming to low-income neighborhoods in Colorado Springs

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) - Local non-profits and recreation areas are teaming up with Comcast to provide free WiFi for children and adults in need.

Ten locations across Colorado Springs and Pueblo will soon become WiFi-connected "Lift Zones," Comcast announced Tuesday.

"Working with its network of nonprofit partners in the Southern Colorado region, Comcast is providing
robust WiFi coverage in safe spaces to help low-income students and individuals get online, access
critical resources, participate in digital literacy and workforce development trainings, and support their
education during the school year and into the summer months for continuous learning," a release from the company reads.

The organizations getting free WiFi are listed below.

Colorado Springs
• Boys & Girls Clubs of the Pikes Peak Region (E.A. Tutt Club, El Pomar Club)
• YMCA
• Southeast Family
• Garden Ranch Family
• Salvation Army
• Red Shield
• Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center

Pueblo
• Boys & Girls Clubs of Pueblo County
• Senior Resource Development Agency (SRDA)
• Sprague Clubhouse
• Pueblo YMCA
• Southern Colorado Youth Development

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