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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.
The Digital Literacy Alliance wants to lessen the digital divide in advance of Census 2020 purpose

May 14, 2019 7:46 am

The Digital Literacy Alliance wants to lessen the digital divide in advance of Census 2020

This is the first census that will be conducted almost entirely online. Here's how the 19-organization coalition hopes to address the challenges that presents through its grantmaking.
Let’s talk about the digital divide purpose

May 10, 2019 12:12 pm

Let’s talk about the digital divide

During May, Generocity writers and guest columnists will look at the digital divide through a variety of lenses — from demographic to technological — and see how it impacts civic engagement, access to information, and day-to-day living in Philadelphia.
Check out Generocity’s 2019 editorial calendar purpose

Dec. 21, 2018 12:00 pm

Check out Generocity’s 2019 editorial calendar

Mental health, youth leadership, the digital divide and nine more themes we'll be focusing our reporting on next year.
Philly’s digital divide is growing, but at least we got some free Wi-Fi kiosks ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ purpose

Dec. 11, 2018 1:07 pm

Philly’s digital divide is growing, but at least we got some free Wi-Fi kiosks ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Only 71.6 percent of households in the city had broadband in 2017, compared to 83.5 percent nationally. On the bright side, smartphone users in Center City can now use five of an eventual 100 kiosks to access the internet.
Why this $10-per-month internet plan is so popular in Philly results

Aug. 13, 2018 12:50 pm

Why this $10-per-month internet plan is so popular in Philly

Comcast's Internet Essentials program serves nearly 200,000 low-income Philadelphians.
Catch some free Wi-Fi at the city’s new LinkPHL kiosks purpose

Nov. 2, 2017 8:01 am

Catch some free Wi-Fi at the city’s new LinkPHL kiosks

No word yet on when or where they'll be installed, though, which raises the question: What about that digital divide?
Two Philly schools are featured in a NatGeo documentary about the digital divide purpose

Sep. 27, 2017 11:22 am

Two Philly schools are featured in a NatGeo documentary about the digital divide

"Without a Net: The Digital Divide in America," which features the contrasting Lower Merion and William Penn school districts, focuses on how the lack of technology available to certain schools affects students nationwide.
Here’s how Philly can shrink the digital literacy gap method

Aug. 1, 2016 8:45 am

Here’s how Philly can shrink the digital literacy gap

A recent PhillyCAM panel featuring FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn discussed ways to increase digital inclusion in disadvantaged communities.
Digital On-Ramps is bridging the digital divide job by job method

May 17, 2016 9:09 am

Digital On-Ramps is bridging the digital divide job by job

It's a process that's working for the employment opportunity collaborative, which consists of 13 institutions and city agencies.

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