EUGENE, Ore. - The Lane Arts Council is one of the five Eugene organizations selected to receive a Mozilla Community Fund grant.
The organization is receiving $15,000 which it will use to launch "Gigabit Artist Residencies" at four schools, reaching 175 students across Lane County.
Those schools include Network Charter School, Kelly Middle School, North Eugene High School, and Oaklea Middle School.
These artist residencies will teach students the art of digital storytelling through graphic design, audio engineering, and online presentation.
"They are taking care of everything from the instruction to the hardware to the curriculum itself," said Justin Corey, Principal of Oaklea Middle School. "We probably would not have someone who could provide that without the help from Mozilla," he added.
Mozilla awarded a total of $83,000 to support five creative, educational technology projects in Eugene. The city is just one of five Gigabit Cities across the U.S.
- Mozilla funds "Gigabit Artist Residencies" in Eugene schools
- Eugene teachers rally for fully-funded schools
- Eugene school district holds public forum on new funding
- Eugene Ems raises funds for Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria
- Eugene looks to expand Campbell Community Center with bond funds
- Eugene city councilors propose excise tax to fund affordable housing
- Former Eugene wrestling coach accused of stealing funds
- GOP walkout threatens funding for new YMCA building in Eugene
- Eugene schools participate in Mock Trial scrimmage
- North Eugene High School celebrates Decision Day