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Adult learners need digital literacy, too purpose

Oct. 26, 2021 12:19 pm

Adult learners need digital literacy, too

By combining traditional literacy and digital literacy education, this partnership between Comcast and Beyond Literacy wants to ensure that adult learners of all backgrounds have the tools needed to succeed.
Digital access is foundational. What are local orgs doing to improve it? purpose

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.
3 Philly nonprofits are getting money to help boost the digital literacy skills of the people they serve purpose

Sep. 30, 2021 3:36 pm

3 Philly nonprofits are getting money to help boost the digital literacy skills of the people they serve

The organizations receiving a combined $50,000 in AT&T grants serve kids, low-income people, immigrants and those navigating the healthcare system.
Keyspots and entrepreneurship to get boost from new City programs purpose

Jan. 14, 2021 3:29 pm

Keyspots and entrepreneurship to get boost from new City programs

Verizon is partnering with the City of Philadelphia for the initiatives that will focus on enhancing digital resources via its public-access computer centers, as well as funding for founders.
Racial disparities in telemedicine: A research roundup purpose

Dec. 2, 2020 1:56 pm

Racial disparities in telemedicine: A research roundup

Despite evidence of lower rates of telemedicine use among people of color, some research suggests that seeing patients in a standardized way on a screen might reduce providers’ biases and the resulting disparities in health care.
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.
World Affairs Council event explores what’s in store for the internet — and society purpose

Feb. 7, 2020 9:32 am

World Affairs Council event explores what’s in store for the internet — and society

Learning from our past and re-evaluating our present, "The Future of the Internet" opened discussion for what’s next in the world of information access.

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