Topic: Digital Inclusion

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.
Elders gather around a laptop, smiling.

Digital Literacy: More Than Just a Skill

October 11, 2016
Education is about more than just technical skills. Sometimes it’s about knowing that there’s a solution in the first place. So many people assume that their financial barriers are insurmountable, and they think that they need to buy a completely new piece of equipment, when a few tweaks or an inexpensive upgrade is all they need to get better use out of what they already have.
A student at the Adult Education Online Learning Lab getting personal assistance from DIF Fellow Sol Katia Jimenez.

Lessons Learned, Digital Inclusion, and Adult Education in SLC

October 5, 2016
Digital Inclusion Fellow Sol Katia Jimenez gives us an update on her work with the Salt Lake Education Foundation in Salt Lake City, Utah