Cox Innovation Lab opens in West Las Vegas with $25,000 gift from Cox Communications

Thanks to a generous gift of $25,000 from CoxCommunications to The Mayor’s Fund for Las Vegas LIFE,teens and young adults in west Las Vegas now have theopportunity for hands-on learning at the new CoxInnovation Lab at the Strong Future Technology Centeron the campus of the Historic Westside School. The Lab,which includes state-of-the-art computers and software,will help to prepare teens and young adults foremployment opportunities, ensuring they are wellprepared to enter the workforce.

We are grateful for partners like Cox Communicationsthat are helping us to advance Ward 5 initiatives underThe HUNDRED Plan and important city initiatives in theeducational and technology spheres to improve qualityof life, especially in underserved areas like Westside LasVegas,” said Las Vegas City Councilman Cedric Crear,Ward 5. “Public-private partnerships are the veryfoundation of The Mayor’s Fund for Las Vegas LIFE.”

Cox VP and Market Leader Michael Bolognini (left) and city of Las Vegas Councilman Cedric Crear, Ward 5, unveil the new Cox Innovation Lab at the Strong Future Technology Center on the campus of the Historic Westside School.

“We’re proud the Cox Innovation Lab at theStrong Future Technology Training Center willexpand access to technology in Las Vegas’Historic Westside, the community that has beenhome to Cox’s Las Vegas operations for morethan a decade,” said Cox VP and Market LeaderMichael Bolognini. “Cox Innovation Labs andCox Technology Centers enable essential digitalconnections.”

The Cox Innovation Lab opened last month aftera brief, socially distanced ribbon-cutting on Feb.9, which coincided with Safer Internet Day.