Oct. 6, 2021 11:32 am
Digital access is foundational. What are local orgs doing to improve it?
Last week we asked our community — via our daily newsletter — to tell us what they and/or their organizations are doing to help improve digital access in the region. Here are their responses.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.