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Pasadena High School’s App Academy Visits Spokeo!

Written by April 18, 2017

Spokeo was recently honored to host Pasadena High School’s “App Academy” sophomore class for an office tour and and speaker session. The “App Academy” is a four year program at Pasadena High school focusing on helping students learn how to create a successful application, from product concept, to using in-depth coding elements.   The class of…
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Spokeo Engineers Host Coding Workshops at Local School

Written by September 12, 2016

After a very successful series of classes last Spring, engineers from Spokeo and RentReporters.com have once again organized to coach middle and high schoolers at Marshall Fundamental on computer science. The “Introduction to Computer Programming” class kicked off on Monday, August 22 and will run through October 17. The classes cover a variety of topics…
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300 Hygiene Kits for Soldiers’ Angels

Written by August 30, 2016

  Our entire customer care team had the privilege of getting together to serve our veteran community last week.  We partnered with Soldiers’ Angels, whose mission to make sure that “no solider goes unloved,” to fill 300 hygiene kits to be distributed to veterans throughout Los Angeles. In little over an hour, the team stuffed, QA’d and…
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Spokeo and Rentreporters.com Team Up to Teach Coding to Middle Schoolers

Written by May 4, 2016

Spokeo has kicked off an exciting new partnership with Marshall Fundamental School in Pasadena to offer coding workshop to Jr. High School Students. Along with volunteers from RentReporters.com, Spokeo teammates led the first session of four accelerated classes for ten students to teach the basics of computer coding. The team is using curriculum from Code.org,…
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Spokeo Helps Reconnect Foster Children to Family Members

Written by April 19, 2016

Spokeo is proud to recognize its newest community grant recipient: Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of El Paso County, Colorado. CASA reached out to Spokeo’s grant program, which is committed to reconnecting and assisting people through our technology and helping the community. CASA is an amazing organization that trains and supports volunteers who advocate for…
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Posted in Community Outreach, For the Family, News Flash, Newsroom

Why We Hired 3,000 Nepali Nationals for a Major Census Records Project

Written by April 1, 2016

In 2013, Spokeo’s CEO Harrison Tang took an unforgettable trip to Nepal with the goal of organizing a workforce of 3,000 locals to transcribe 200 million census records! Spokeo’s mission is to help people find and connect with others. With this mission in mind, the company decided to embark on a monumental effort to digitize…
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Spokeo Holiday Giving: Boys and Girls Club of Pasadena

Written by December 30, 2015

‘Tis the season of giving! This holiday season Spokeo had the privilege of hosting a toy drive for the Boys and Girls Club of Pasadena. We collected over 3 large bins of toys! The donated toys were given out to the kids at the Boys and Girls Club’s annual holiday party this year. Additionally, Spokeo…
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Community: Spokeo Hosts Rails Girls LA

Written by October 27, 2015

Head on over to our community site community.spokeo.com to read about our weekend workshop with Rails Girls LA and Innovate Pasadena!

Posted in Community Outreach, Inside Spokeo

2015 Spokeo Search Angel Awards Honor Three Devoted Volunteers

Written by July 21, 2015

Leading People Search Engine Recognizes Search Angels For Their Efforts In Reconnecting Adult Adoptees and Their Families Nationwide Pasadena, Calif., July 22, 2015 – Spokeo (www.spokeo.com), the leading people search engine, along with an advisory committee comprised of leaders from a variety of adoption organizations, today announced three honorees for the Annual Spokeo Search Angel Awards: Kimberley…
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Posted in Community Outreach, For the Family, Inside Spokeo, News Flash, Newsroom, People Search, Press Releases, Spokeo Reunions, Spokeo Search Angels

Spokeo Community: Social Media Safety and Pinterest with Mothers’ Club FLC

Written by June 25, 2015

Last week we had a ladies party at the Spokeo offices complete with berry lemonade and fruit tarts. Head over to the Spokeo Community blog to read about our afternoon teaching social media safety tips and Pinterest for party-planning to the moms from Mothers’ Club Family Learning Center in Pasadena!

Posted in Community Outreach, For the Family, Inside Spokeo, News Flash