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First day of school assignment: Help all students #LogOnPHL purpose

Sep. 2, 2020 6:33 am

First day of school assignment: Help all students #LogOnPHL

Philadelphia’s business community, nonprofits, and charitable foundations worked with the City and School District of Philadelphia to create and provide access to a new platform for students to learn remotely.
Can telehealth work in Southwest Philadelphia? purpose

Aug. 26, 2020 1:02 pm

Can telehealth work in Southwest Philadelphia?

The answer is yes, but not without challenges. African immigrants in the Paschall-Kingsessing neighborhood are doing it all via their mobile phone screens.
As COVID-19 deepens the digital divide, a call to move beyond simply providing access purpose

Apr. 24, 2020 10:45 am

As COVID-19 deepens the digital divide, a call to move beyond simply providing access

While accessing a computer is essential, we need digital job training to be incorporated into any workforce plan, says guest columnist Howard Pinder.
How Hopeworks is supporting Camden youth during the coronavirus pandemic purpose

Mar. 20, 2020 9:45 am

How Hopeworks is supporting Camden youth during the coronavirus pandemic

The tech education nonprofit gave out nearly 50 laptops so its youth can work from home and continue to support themselves.
During Tech in Action Day, all the participants teach and learn purpose

Nov. 20, 2019 11:23 am

During Tech in Action Day, all the participants teach and learn

Comcast NBCUniversal, in partnership with Comcast LIFT Labs and Generocity, sent nearly 50 volunteer technologists out to help nine local nonprofits serving youth, seniors, and people with disabilities.
Counting down the top 10 stories of all time at Generocity purpose

Oct. 10, 2019 8:00 am

Counting down the top 10 stories of all time at Generocity

As a 10th anniversary treat, we've gathered our top 10 most-read stories so you can enjoy them again (or for the first time).
Meet Bob Smith, the man behind Comcast’s $1 million investment for digital inclusion in Philadelphia purpose

Jul. 23, 2019 8:00 am

Meet Bob Smith, the man behind Comcast’s $1 million investment for digital inclusion in Philadelphia

The company has supported tech initiatives by sponsoring digital literacy classes, computer labs and other online programming.
The homework gap in Philadelphia neighborhoods purpose

Jun. 20, 2019 10:20 am

The homework gap in Philadelphia neighborhoods

In a 2015 survey, nearly half of students said they were unable to complete a homework assignment due to lack of internet or computer access. Take a look at the interactive map that shows the neighborhoods in Philly where that is most likely to happen.
3 local leaders will share resources for utilizing census data and closing the digital divide purpose

Jun. 18, 2019 12:27 pm

3 local leaders will share resources for utilizing census data and closing the digital divide

On June 26, Tech in the Commons: Connect the Dots with Census Data gives you the tech tools to grow your impact, audience and fundraising efforts. RSVP today — spots are filling up quickly.
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.

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