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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.
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.
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.
Takeaway from Klein News Innovation Camp? The future of news is in our hands purpose

Nov. 18, 2019 10:04 am

Takeaway from Klein News Innovation Camp? The future of news is in our hands

The day-long "unconference" featured journalism geekery, spirited discussion, a fireside chat with Michael Smerconish, and Klein Camp’s first-ever freelancer pitch auction.
Tour an imagined drop-in center for youth experiencing housing insecurity purpose

Nov. 8, 2019 8:15 am

Tour an imagined drop-in center for youth experiencing housing insecurity

Youth from West Philly created avatars of themselves leading a tour of their imagined center, The Stoop, with help from Neighborhood Time Exchange media artist María Alarcón.
The future of work — a game of musical chairs purpose

Sep. 13, 2019 11:00 am

The future of work — a game of musical chairs

In her guest column, Andrea Custis of the Urban League assesses who is most at risk for job displacement, and the strategies that best position workers to navigate the changes.
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.
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.
Digital first census unlikely to impact response rate, says Stephanie Reid of Complete Count 2020. But it may impact census jobs purpose

May 30, 2019 5:26 pm

Digital first census unlikely to impact response rate, says Stephanie Reid of Complete Count 2020. But it may impact census jobs

Because the approach is digital first and not “digital only,” the online format doesn’t strike Reid as contributing to an undercount of any population.

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