Increasing broadband adoption in underserved neighborhoods and communities in California through the expansion and replication of its successful workforce development, tech support, and social venture business programs. The program is training and placing 1,350 participants. This project was made possible with generous funding from the […]
Expanded its Refurbished Computer Initiative so that California non-profit organizations and low-income individuals have an ongoing resource for quality, affordable, refurbished computers. Provided hardware, software, connectivity, and training at an affordable cost for people to fully benefit from computers and the Internet.
Providing refurbished computers, free training and technical support to 2,000 families and individuals; 2,700 computers to the Oakland USD; and 300 computers to 5 newly established computer centers.
The San Diego Broadband Initiative is a partnership of nonprofit agencies that will provide computers, software, training, and Internet access to at least 1,625 low-income families in its first year. This project was made possible with generous funding from the National Telecommunications and Information Agency […]
Providing e-learning, basic computer training, and broadband access to 472 residential units in the Lion Creek Crossings development in East Oakland as well as computer access and training to a broader group of residents in affordable housing programs throughout the East Bay.
Providing job training, computer technician training, and career placement assistance to 282 disadvantaged adults and will distribute 1,800 refurbished computers to low income individuals in the Bay Area. This project was made possible with generous funding from the National Telecommunications and Information Agency (NTIA) within […]
Assisting community organizations in the development of highly successful career training programs in the information technology field for adults lifting themselves out of poverty. EmpowerNet is leading a collaborative of organizations and helping them launch IT training and job placement programs. This project was made […]