Digital Inclusion

Projects in action

Digital Inclusion Fund

In 2014, more than $300,000 was awarded to community organizations actively working to bridge the digital divide. The search is on for this year’s grantees.

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Connecting for Good

The only nonprofit for digital inclusion, Connecting for Good provides wireless mesh networks, community technology centers, low-cost refurbished PCs and free digital life skills classes.

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Computer Refurbishing

Thanks to nonprofits like Connecting for Good, certified, refurbished PCs can be produced for as low as $50-$75 to low-income families.

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Plays

News

Panels Discuss Lessons Learned with KC Coalition for Digital Inclusion

This month’s Kansas City Coalition for Digital Inclusion meeting was moved to May 12 to celebrate National Digital Inclusion Week. The KCCDI celebrated by holding a special 3-hour meeting with a panel discussion and Skype call to the National Coalition for Digital Inclusion to discuss the progress in digital inclusion, as well as mistakes and […]

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Digital Inclusion hears from UMKC, Google Fiber and focuses on digital inclusion themes to address

April’s Digital Inclusion Coalition meeting included speakers Noah Worcester from UMKC and Rachel Merlo from Google Fiber before breaking into a workout session. Noah Worcester, UMKC Office of Digital Inclusion student organization president, spoke to the Coalition about creating digital equity within the UMKC school system. His organization has gone about identifying issues within the […]

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Startland News, the National Society of Black Engineers and the National Coalition for Digital Inclusion present to the KC CDI this month

This month, the Kansas City Coalition for Digital Inclusion meeting included special presentations from the National Digital Inclusion Alliance’s Angela Siefer via skype, William Wells of the National Society of Black Engineers and Adam Arredondo of Startland News.     Angela Siefer spoke to the Coalition about the Net Inclusion Summit that will be held May […]

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Events

Further Reading

Panels Discuss Lessons Learned with KC Coalition for Digital Inclusion

This month’s Kansas City Coalition for Digital Inclusion meeting was moved to May 12 to celebrate National Digital Inclusion Week. The KCCDI celebrated by holding a special 3-hour meeting with a panel discussion and Skype call to the National Coalition for Digital Inclusion to discuss the progress in digital inclusion, as well as mistakes and […]

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Digital Inclusion hears from UMKC, Google Fiber and focuses on digital inclusion themes to address

April’s Digital Inclusion Coalition meeting included speakers Noah Worcester from UMKC and Rachel Merlo from Google Fiber before breaking into a workout session. Noah Worcester, UMKC Office of Digital Inclusion student organization president, spoke to the Coalition about creating digital equity within the UMKC school system. His organization has gone about identifying issues within the […]

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Startland News, the National Society of Black Engineers and the National Coalition for Digital Inclusion present to the KC CDI this month

This month, the Kansas City Coalition for Digital Inclusion meeting included special presentations from the National Digital Inclusion Alliance’s Angela Siefer via skype, William Wells of the National Society of Black Engineers and Adam Arredondo of Startland News.     Angela Siefer spoke to the Coalition about the Net Inclusion Summit that will be held May […]

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