This year’s Austin Pathways HACA Resident Scholarship Ceremony was star studded. Scholarship recipients twinkled on stage as they received their certificates, and guest speaker SaulPaul encouraged the group of 36 students to continue to shine as they work to achieve their dreams. “Don’t let people set small goals for you,” said SaulPaul, a former prisoner turned college graduate and “musician with a message” who was named the 2017 Austinite of the Year. “I would encourage you to live up to … Read More
Since former President Barack Obama pledged in his 2011 State of the Union address that high-speed wireless would be available to 98% of Americans, there have been fervent discussions about how to get broadband into rural communities. President Trump’s infrastructure proposal this year called for $50 billion in rural spending, including on broadband, and many Congressional efforts have targeted rural America to achieve the goal of “connecting every part of America to the digital age,” as Obama said.
AUSTIN, Tx — Going back to school can be tough when you’re trying to pay the bills and raise kids. CBS Austin’s Allison Miller shows us how Austin Pathways and Capstone Title Company are making a difference, helping Austin residents get an education. Before help came along, Sayuri Byrd, mom of an 18-year-old boy and baby girl on the way, had a lot to think about, “Am I too old to go to school? Am I going to grasp the … Read More