Topic: Digital Inclusion

How 2 communities are bridging the digital divide

July 16, 2018
An innovative nonprofit is tackling the digital divide and STEM achievement gaps with after-school digital inclusion programs.

Collaboration and creativity: Digital Inclusion Fellows make a difference

July 11, 2018
Digital Inclusion Fellows achieved some outstanding feats last year, training nearly 2,000 individuals, provided almost 9,000 hours of digital skills trainings.
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The 4 pillars of responsible use of nonprofit data

June 17, 2018
Trust, humanity, equity, and privacy should be at the heart of our data-driven future. What we build should be in service to the communities they’re for.

It’s National Digital Inclusion Week

May 7, 2018
It's National Digital Inclusion Week and NTEN is proud to participate! Nonprofit organizations are uniquely positioned to make significant impact toward digital equity.

Digital Adoption in 2018

April 25, 2018
While some digital adoption gaps are closing, there are still significant roadblocks for organizations serving the 60 million Americans who don’t have internet access at home.
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Three steps to speaking your community’s language

February 2, 2018
If our resources are only available in the languages that nonprofit workers speak, we are missing opportunities to connect, engage, and collaborate with the full breadth of our communities. Having a website that is accessible in multiple languages is fast becoming best practice for nonprofits that serve multilingual communities.
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Help us map the nonprofit digital landscape

January 31, 2018
As part of our commitment to increasing nonprofit capacity, we are mapping the landscape with our second Digital Adoption Survey. We want to know more about the way nonprofits are making decisions about technology, both inside their organizations and as part of their programs.
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A vision for digital inclusion in Atlanta

January 18, 2018
As the end of my time with the Fellowship draws near, I have a vision for what the next evolution of digital inclusion work could look like in Atlanta. I want to make it easy for my communities to understand—and to eventually implement and create change.
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Announcing the 2018 Digital Inclusion Fellows

January 8, 2018
NTEN is pleased to introduce the 2018 Digital Inclusion Fellows! These 17 emerging leaders represent the best of community and public service professionals. We are thrilled that they are joining the Fellowship to hone their skills and develop new and enhanced digital literacy programs for adults.

Making tech literacy classes more inviting for older adults

November 20, 2017
When I first started teaching digital literacy classes to senior citizens, I encountered a great deal of resistance from students to learning technology. Over time, I have found a few strategies that I use consistently in classes to promote a friendly and non-intimidating learning environment.