underserved communities

Charter Communications Announces $1.3B Broadband Investment in Texas

by | Nov 30, 2023
Serving more than 32 million customers in 41 states through its Spectrum brand, Charter said the investment will enable the delivery of symmetrical and multi-gigabit speeds across Texas, while also funding rural broadband expansion for currently unserved and underserved homes and small businesses in the Lone Star State.
Toyota ‘Empact’ Vision Addresses Sustainability, EV Charging Equity in Underserved Communities
by | Apr 19, 2023
The Empact program seeks to address charging access, affordability, and carbon emission reduction. Plano-based Toyota North America said that Empact is based on the combination of 'environmental impact' and 'empowering action,' representing the efforts Toyota is making to design a more equitable and inclusive deployment strategy.
Lendistry Expands to Texas With Dallas Office, $5M Funding From Texas Capital Bank
by | Aug 9, 2022
Lendistry is a minority-led, tech-enabled small business and commercial real estate lender based in California. From its new Dallas office, it aims to support underserved small businesses across Texas thanks to $5 million in funding provided by Texas Capital Bank. Lendistry discussed the news today in a session at Dallas Startup Week.

"Contractors, startups, and nonprofits in particular have unique needs that call for a non-traditional approach," says Lendistry CEO Everett K. Sands. "Lendistry is glad to bring them a progressive option.”
‘Full-Strength Fort Worth’ Aims to Create Equitable Economic Vitality in Underserved Communities
by | Jun 21, 2022
The city of Fort Worth has launched a new framework—Full-Strength Fort Worth—to bring economic vitality to every corner of the city. The comprehensive revitalization strategy "prioritizes equity and preservation, celebrates diversity, and creates exciting communities where everyone can thrive," the city says.

Read more about the "new vision" for the Panther City, and see a map of key revitalization target areas—from Stop Six to Historic Handley to River East.

AT&T Commits $10M in Support of Black and Underserved Communities

by | Jul 30, 2020
AT&T has contributed a total of $215 million to increase education, skills building, and career readiness for Black and underserved communities in the past five years.
AT&T Business’ Anne Chow Becomes First Global Female CEO to Serve as United Way Dallas’ Campaign Chair
by | Jun 29, 2020
As North Texas works to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, Chow plans to focus on improving community health in her role as United Way Dallas’ 96th annual campaign chair.