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CITRIS 'Tech for Social Good' Project Funding

"Abrázame" will be a mobile app for users to securely share domestic abuse stories

Congratulations to Ke "Maddie" Huang, Kimmiko James, Jeffrey Warner, Alejandra Amparo, Sagar Gupta, and Jorge Peña for receiving funding for their Tech for Social Good proposal. The CITRIS and the Banatao Institute Tech for Social Good Program provides funding support to undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral students developing hardware, software, events or programs that support healthy, sustainable, connected, and equitable livelihoods in the United States and abroad. The team will develop "Abrázame," a mobile app for users to securely share domestic abuse stories and receive social support.

The app will be available in different languages, including Spanish, English, Standard Chinese, and Hindi.