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After years of working with LGBT tech group Maven, GitHub is writing the organization a big check. The open-source tech company has given the agency a three-year, $100,000 grant to help Maven expand its work, which includes tech-oriented summer camps for LGBT youth.

Maven hopes to use the grant to scale its summer camps to more cities and to formalize its curriculum so that LGBT centers can even run the programs on their own.

"Our goal is to replicate – not to do a Maven camp in every city," Maven CEO and founder Monica Ann Arrambide said in an interview. "We're not a product; we are about doing social good."

Arrambide also hopes to hire staff after having relied exclusively on volunteers for the first five years of Maven's existence.

GitHub VP Nicole Sanchez told Axios that she is hoping to inspire other tech companies to "step up and do the same or more" as GitHub. "$100,000 over three years isn't nearly enough to help Monica achieve her vision," she said.

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Trump set to appear at Pennsylvania GOP hearing on voter fraud claims

President Trumpat the White House on Tuesday. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

President Trump is due to join his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Wednesday at a Republican-led state Senate Majority Policy Committee hearing to discuss alleged election irregularities.

Why it matters: This would be his first trip outside of the DMV since Election Day and comes shortly after GSA ascertained the results, formally signing off on a transition to President-elect Biden.

Scoop: Trump tells confidants he plans to pardon Michael Flynn

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President Trump has told confidants he plans to pardon his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty in December 2017 to lying to the FBI about his Russian contacts, two sources with direct knowledge of the discussions tell Axios.

Behind the scenes: Sources with direct knowledge of the discussions said Flynn will be part of a series of pardons that Trump issues between now and when he leaves office.

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Remote work shakes up geopolitics

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The global adoption of remote work may leave the rising powers in the East behind.

The big picture: Despite India's and China's economic might, these countries have far fewer remote jobs than the U.S. or Europe. That's affecting the emerging economies' resilience amid the pandemic.