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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.
This event will teach you how to make sense of census data purpose

May 29, 2019 8:04 am

This event will teach you how to make sense of census data

Tech in the Commons is an event series that aims to provide nonprofits with the tech training they need to grow their organization. The first event of 2019 will focus on census data.
Amanda Bergson-Shilcock: The digital divide is also about the policies that affect ordinary people’s lives purpose

May 28, 2019 4:15 pm

Amanda Bergson-Shilcock: The digital divide is also about the policies that affect ordinary people’s lives

In a wide-ranging conversation with Generocity, Bergson-Shilcock takes a look at the digital divide in terms of adult education, pending legislation, the diverse digital experiences of immigrants, and the need for digital ethics.
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.
Want literacy? Libraries and ‘giving libraries’ have your back purpose

Apr. 29, 2019 8:04 am

Want literacy? Libraries and ‘giving libraries’ have your back

Media literacy, digital literacy, just plain literacy — Temple University Libraries, Queen Memorial Library of the Free Library of Philadelphia, and Tree House Books are champions of it.
These 3 organizations teach kids to be thoughtful media creators purpose

Apr. 24, 2019 7:02 am

These 3 organizations teach kids to be thoughtful media creators

In addition to empowering the young to find their own voices, Healthy NewsWorks, Big Picture Alliance, and Hopeworks teach valuable life skills.

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