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At SHOOTERS, the formerly incarcerated find freedom through film purpose

Dec. 5, 2017 12:10 pm

At SHOOTERS, the formerly incarcerated find freedom through film

El Sawyer and Jon Kaufman's Media in Neighborhoods Group is teaching returning citizens digital media and entrepreneurship skills in an intensive six-week program.
This new PhillyCAM fellowship will teach you to help others become engaged digital citizens purpose

Nov. 27, 2017 11:42 am

This new PhillyCAM fellowship will teach you to help others become engaged digital citizens

The five-month Digital Media Literacy Academy fellowship will instruct on media literacy concepts like media bias and ownership.
September is now Philly’s Adult Education Month people

Sep. 14, 2017 10:50 am

September is now Philly’s Adult Education Month

And the Office of Adult Education has a whole bunch going on, as Director of Professional Development and Community Engagement Naomie Nyanungo shared during her "Around the Corner" interview.
The Office of Adult Education is training tutors to teach adult learners tech skills purpose

Aug. 29, 2017 8:27 am

The Office of Adult Education is training tutors to teach adult learners tech skills

Volunteers will cover the basics, from simple tasks like using a mouse and keyboard to more complex ones like accessing cloud-based computing.
Vote to get these Philly panels focused on social impact at SXSW 2018 purpose

Aug. 16, 2017 7:45 am

Vote to get these Philly panels focused on social impact at SXSW 2018

All of these panels — we counted 30 — include Philly folks who are working in social impact in some way. You've got until Aug. 25 to vote.
Here are the 8 winners in the Digital Literacy Alliance’s first round of grants funding

Jun. 8, 2017 9:35 am

Here are the 8 winners in the Digital Literacy Alliance’s first round of grants

Winning projects include a journalist-led online platform to teach students how to differentiate information and a technology center to help address the gap in language and digital skills among Philly’s Vietnamese community.
This new coalition could fund your idea for increasing digital literacy in Philly purpose

Feb. 21, 2017 12:30 pm

This new coalition could fund your idea for increasing digital literacy in Philly

The Digital Literacy Alliance is giving up to $175,000 in the initial round of grants. Proposals are due March 3.
Comcast Foundation granted $1.8M to area nonprofits in 2016 funding

Jan. 20, 2017 9:42 am

Comcast Foundation granted $1.8M to area nonprofits in 2016

The corporate foundation made grants to 49 nonprofits doing work around digital literacy, community service and leadership in Philly, Jersey and Delaware.
The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy is now called the Office of Adult Education results

Sep. 13, 2016 10:35 am

The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy is now called the Office of Adult Education

The name change, announced on the 50th anniversary of International Literacy Day, represents an expansion of the office's definition of literacy.
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.

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