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Grant Issued To Build Old Town Wifi Network

(Portland, OR) -- The City of Portland has approved a grant of 400-thousand dollars to build a wifi network in Old Town. The group AfroVillage PDX is organizing the project with Street Roots, Free Geek, and Personal Telco. The project will provide internet access to priority populations, social service providers, overnight shelters, permanent housing providers and residents living in Old Town. Many Old Town businesses will also have access to the network. The money comes from the American Rescue Plan Act.

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