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Here are 5 ways the City of Philadelphia can better support broadband access for its residents purpose

Jul. 6, 2021 1:28 pm

Here are 5 ways the City of Philadelphia can better support broadband access for its residents

When it comes to digital access, there’s still work to be done to get everyone on a level playing field.
Comcast says it will invest $1B in digital equity and its Internet Essentials program in the next decade purpose

Mar. 25, 2021 9:00 am

Comcast says it will invest $1B in digital equity and its Internet Essentials program in the next decade

Since the program launched, it's served 10 million people nationwide and about 840,000 Greater Philadelphia residents, per Comcast.
Voting while blind purpose

Nov. 3, 2020 7:53 pm

Voting while blind

Mail-in ballots were not available in either braille or in large print. And the accessible remote ballot PA made available instead isn't actually fully accessible. Why should the the blind and visually impaired still have to fight for their right to vote?
Tech repair pop-ups increase access for students, jobseekers and business owners in West Philly purpose

Oct. 14, 2020 11:36 am

Tech repair pop-ups increase access for students, jobseekers and business owners in West Philly

They are part of West Philadelphia Corridor Collaborative's effort to rebuild the commercial corridors impacted by the pandemic and damaged during this summer's protests.
Project HOME opens a STEAM lab at Honickman Learning Center purpose

Jan. 27, 2020 6:44 am

Project HOME opens a STEAM lab at Honickman Learning Center

“Quality education for every child should not be a luxury, it’s a basic need,” says Project HOME's cofounder and executive director Sister Mary Scullion.
How Project HOME’s college access program provides a head start purpose

Oct. 16, 2019 8:46 am

How Project HOME’s college access program provides a head start

Guest columnist Edel Howlin outlines how CAP works to help people navigate the path to college academically, financially and socially.
11 free trainings and webinars taking place in August purpose

Aug. 1, 2019 8:00 am

11 free trainings and webinars taking place in August

Deepen your knowledge base, stoke your passions, maybe even learn how to save a life.
Looking at digital literacy through different lenses: Access and adoption, design, and digital equity purpose

May 31, 2019 12:01 pm

Looking at digital literacy through different lenses: Access and adoption, design, and digital equity

Liana Dragoman, Andrew Buss and Juliet Fink Yates come at the topic from different perspectives but agree that the solution to a structural issue like the digital divide requires coordination and investment.
Who’s helping seniors bridge the digital divide? purpose

May 29, 2019 3:57 pm

Who’s helping seniors bridge the digital divide?

These 5 organizations are working in Philadelphia to keep seniors connected in an increasingly digital world.
These 7 nonprofits, programs and city initiatives help residents access the internet for job searches purpose

May 16, 2019 12:30 pm

These 7 nonprofits, programs and city initiatives help residents access the internet for job searches

"People who struggle with digital literacy are less likely to own a computer or know how to use it as a tool in their job search," says Devren Washington of Media Mobilizing Project.

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