Telcel AMERICA Empowers Latino Students At San Diego Community Housing Corporation Apartments...

Telcel AMERICA Empowers Latino Students At San Diego Community Housing Corporation Apartments With Complimentary Smartphones And Airtime

"Movilizacion Escolar" selects SDCHC as partner in San Diego


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SAN DIEGO, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ —


WHO: 


Telcel AMERICA, a new prepaid wireless service in the U.S.
offering the latest Android and other phones, has partnered with
San Diego Community Housing Corporation
(SDCHC) in a
grassroots initiative to provide the latest smartphones to Latino
students and make it easier for them to stay in contact with friends
and family members in the United States and Mexico. The program will
help bridge communication between family and friends as well as keep
students in touch with everything that matters most to them.  


 

 


WHAT:


Through a proprietary program called Movilizacion Escolar con
Telcel America
,
(Mobilizing Scholars with Telcel AMERICA),
the company will provide 55 Samsung Galaxy Precedent™ phones at no
charge to Hispanic students residing at SDCHC apartments, and is
also providing three months of complimentary airtime which includes
unlimited domestic local and long distance calling and unlimited
calls to landlines in Mexico. The students will also enjoy unlimited
SMS and data, as well as mobile-to-mobile calling from the U.S. to
Mexico. After three months, the students can decide to continue with
the prepaid service.


 

 


WHEN: 


Please join SDCHC VP of Community Development Kimberly Paul
along with special guest National City Mayor Ron Morrison,
students and representatives of Telcel AMERICA at a press
conference on Tuesday, March 26 at 3:30 PM to announce the
first recipients of phones in San Diego via the Movilizacion
Escolar con Telcel AMERICA
program.


 

 


WHERE:     


PARK VILLAS APARTMENT
817 ETA ST.
NATIONAL CITY, CA
* Parking available for media


 

 

 


CAMERA CREW AND PHOTOGRAPHER SET UP TIME IS 3:00 PM

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Telcel AMERICA (http://www.telcelamerica.com/)
is a new prepaid wireless service in the U.S. offering the latest Android and
other phones, with plans providing unlimited local and long-distance calling in
the U.S., and unlimited calling to landlines in Mexico. Telcel AMERICA also
offers unlimited SMS and data, as well as mobile-to-mobile calling from the U.S.
to Mexico. Telcel AMERICA’s service is provided by TracFone Wireless, Inc., the
leading “no-contract” cellular service provider in the U.S. with over 23 million
subscribers. 

SAN DIEGO COMMUNITY HOUSING CORPORATION
Since its inception, SDCHC has developed over 14 million dollars
worth of homeownership projects for local residents. SDCHC owns and operates
1,483 multi-family units, acquired and rehabilitated 79 single-family homes, and
over 5,000 families benefit from the Family Learning Centers. The organization
is recognized for developing, preserving, and maintaining quality housing
developments that support individuals, families, and neighborhoods in reaching
their fullest potential. SDCHC’s mission is to: increase, preserve, and improve
quality, affordable housing opportunities for working families.

Park Villas Apartments has a Family Learning Center on site that
offers services such as computer access, after school tutoring and job search
assistance. The property demographics are approximately 77% Hispanic of low to
moderate income.


Contacts:


 

 

 


Joe Ramirez 


Kimberly Paul, MFS


For Movilizacion Escolar con Telcel AMERICA 


Vice President of Community Development


(786) 210-0985 


San Diego Community Housing Corporation



jramirez@marcamiami.com
 


619-876-4222 ext 242


 



khp@ots-sdchc.org

 

SOURCE Telcel AMERICA

 

Telcel AMERICA Empowers Latino Students At San Diego Community Housing Corporation Apartments With Complimentary Smartphones And Airtime