United Way’s 211 statewide network is responding to 250,000 calls as Public Service Announcements and is referring callers to Digital Literacy training, low-cost computers, and information on how to subscribe to broadband at home. This project was made possible with generous funding from the National […]
Category: Digital Literacy
Spearheading three regional Get Connected! programs, training 30,000 people and recruiting 1,000 broadband leaders.
Street Tech will increase broadband adoption in underserved neighborhoods and communities in California through the expansion and replication of our successful workforce development, tech support, and social venture business programs. The program will train and place 1,350 participants.
Increasing access to broadband and providing training to improve the health and educational outcomes in the Southeast Los Angeles region. The Collaborative is providing basic Digital Literacy to 3,200 youth and adults, preparing 2,700 adults for the workforce, placing 150 in jobs, and assisting 800 […]
Deployed 6 community wireless networks in low-income residential buildings and business corridors in 3 Los Angeles neighborhoods, provided Wi-Fi to 325 residential units, while providing technology-based training to 700 participants. Progress to Date: Deployed and managed 10 community wireless networks, with over 1,000 unique users. […]
Mobilizing a network of eight community based organizations to provide Digital Literacy training to limited-English speaking families in 5 Bay Area counties reaching 8,320 adults. This project was made possible with generous funding from the National Telecommunications and Information Agency (NTIA) within the U.S. Department […]
This Grant enables El Concilio of San Mateo County (El Concilio) to build institutional support for promoting information about affordable home Internet offers. The $60,000 grant, awarded in February 2018, is to fund the work to establish 40 agreements with public institutions. El Concilio is […]
Improving the home learning environment of 4,000 low-income middle-school students and their families by providing them with a home computer, top-notch educational software in core subject areas, Internet access, tech support and family workshops designed to increase parents’ confidence as learning partners for their children. […]
Creating a pathway to self-sufficiency for homeless and low-income individuals by providing the resources and support needed to find and retain employment. Offering Digital Literacy and job skills training to 900 homeless and low-income individuals and placing 630 of them in jobs. This project was […]
Chicana/Latina Foundation recruits young leaders as broadband ambassadors to reach into underperforming schools and homes of the students to help families adopt broadband. The project is educating over 5,000 residents and helping 1,320 subscribe to broadband. This project was made possible with generous funding from […]