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Google will be investigating $1 billion in preparing Americans for the future of tech jobs, with CEO Sundar Pichai announcing the initiative yesterday (October 12th), the biggest philanthropic effort in the company’s history.

The program, called Grow with Google, provides resources for Americans to learn and teach new technology skills to help ready the workforce as jobs are quickly shifting to the tech industry.

The company will provide $1 billion in grants to nonprofits focused on building tech skills, and Google employees will volunteer one million hours.

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