Presentation on theme: "UROC URBAN RESEARCH AND OUTREACH/ ENGAGEMENT CENTER Quick Response Coding The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. This."— Presentation transcript:
UROC URBAN RESEARCH AND OUTREACH/ ENGAGEMENT CENTER Quick Response Coding The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. This publication/material is available in alternative formats upon request. Please call or Broadband Access Project (BAP) is a partnership among the University of Minnesota’s Urban Research and Outreach/Engagement Center, Office for Business and Community Economic Development, and the Minnesota Multicultural Media Consortium BAP is funded by a $3.6M grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce, (Award # B10003) and a $741k match from the University of Minnesota.
The Broadband Access Project (BAP) is made possible by a three-year $2.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce (Award #27-42 B10003) with matching support of $741,000 from the University of Minnesota and community partners. For more information on this project, go to
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