Hillary Clinton Urges Community To Close The Tech Gap In Our Own Backyard


Potential presidential candidate Hillary Clinton took to the stage at Dreamforce Tuesday to discuss the economic divide around the world and in San Francisco’s own backyard. “We need to make sure the benefits of tech outweigh the pitfalls, and that tech is most evenly distributed,” the potential 2016 Presidential candidate and former Secretary of State told the audience.

Clinton rattled off grim statistics about Oakland’s “word gap,” which show there is just one book for every 300 kids in that area. “Imagine that, 300 children all passing one book around,” she said. She then discussed a joint program with Marc Benioff, Co-founder and CEO of Salesforce, to help close that gap in the Bay. The Talk Read Sing campaign is also supported by UCSF, Too Small to Fail, the Clinton Foundation and San Francisco-based advertising agency Goodby Silverstein & Partners.

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