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 […]
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 […]
Dewey Square Group (DSG) has a faith-based outreach strategy using a combination of text messages and trusted messengers from congregations throughout California. DSG helped produce a Resource Map -a directory of places that provide free Internet access and computer and digital literacy courses. DSG will […]
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. […]
Closing the Digital and Economic Divide in South Los Angeles by touching the lives of over 3,000 middle and high school youth and adults through ICT career exploration, education and training, and increased adoption of broadband technologies; paid work experience will be provided to over […]
Through a regional collaborative, Community Christian College trained out-of-work high risk young people in obtaining technology career skills preparation, academic readiness, and life skills training.
Bringing distance learning classes to 800 students and adults, providing Internet-based curriculum, high speed Internet service and computers to 21 units of affordable single-family housing, and expanding access and training opportunities at the Firebaugh Computer Learning Center.
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 […]
Working to expand broadband service throughout the rural unserved counties including Siskiyou, Modoc, Shasta, Lassen, Tehama, Butte and Plumas Counties through the aggregation of users, engagement of the providers and potential users, simplification of the county and municipal policies and outreach to the unserved members […]