Topic: Digital Inclusion

Why Digital Inclusion is a Part of Your Work

March 20, 2017
Digital inclusion is an issue that cannot be addressed by digital inclusion organizations alone. No matter what our cause or focus, when we find ways to weave inclusion into our work, we increase our ability to do the greatest good

Three Steps to Include No-Tech and Low-Tech Folks in Your Work

March 9, 2017
Technology can be a great tool for nonprofit practitioners, but it can also create a barrier to reaching the communities we care most about. Programs must be accessible to low-tech and no-tech populations, groups that are still widespread both in rural and urban areas. Here are 3 steps your team can take to include no-tech and low-tech communities in your programs.

5 Tips for Community Building through Digital Inclusion

February 22, 2017
In digital inclusion work, we often stress the importance of digital inclusion to things such as education, financial stability and economic mobility, and career advancement. As a Digital Inclusion Fellow, I’ve seen firsthand another perk to digital inclusion: community building.
3 people sit at a table in a bakery, with laptops in front of them and cupcakes on a stool beside the table.

Within Reach: Partnering with Retailers To Provide Digital Literacy Access

February 16, 2017
Digital Inclusion Fellow Felicia Tillman shares her story—and helpful tips—on partnering with local retailers to provide digital access in the community.

Welcome, new Digital Inclusion Fellows

January 31, 2017
Meet the NTEN Digital Inclusion Fellows for 2017. These community-driven leaders will build and produce digital literacy programs in their neighborhoods.
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Five Steps to Launching a New Digital Literacy Program at Your Nonprofit

January 25, 2017
While there are no crystal balls to gaze into to assure the success of your program, there are a few easy steps you can take to help brainstorm, design, and implement a sustainable program.
NTEN Digital Inclusion Fellowship participants hold up their certificates and new USB drive for Margo Scurry, the Fellow at Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, North Carolina.

Announcing the 2017 Digital Inclusion Fellowship City Hosts and Call for Fellow Applications

November 28, 2016
The Digital Inclusion Fellowship continues to expand, and applications are now open for 5 new Fellowship positions in Atlanta, Austin, and the Bay Area.
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Policy, Not Just Programs, Needed To Bridge Digital Divide

October 20, 2016
The digital divide is a multi-faceted issue and calls for a multi-faceted approach. I am interested in moving away from direct programming to policy work that enables us to attack this issue from many different sides.
A group of instructors for TechBridge

From Advocate to Evangelist: The Importance of Digital Inclusion

October 18, 2016
Spending a year focused on digital inclusion work was invaluable to needs of my community. I am now a digital inclusion advocate and evangelist.
A collage of 9 photos featuring Fellow Aneta Lee and her digital inclusion work in Atlanta, Georgia.

Atlanta and the State of Digital Inclusion

October 12, 2016
2015 Digital Inclusion Fellow Aneta Lee gave us an update on her work with the Parks and Recreation Department in Atlanta, Georgia.