Freedom Rings in Philadelphia: community technology adoption
A webinar with the Freedom Rings Partnership, bringing Internet access, computer assistance and digital opportunities to Philadelphians with the least access to broadband.
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The Freedom Rings Partnership is a digital inclusion initiative funded by Federal stimulus monies. We are bringing Internet access, computer assistance and digital opportunities to Philadelphians with the least access to broadband. Comprised of a coalition of grassroots organizations, government, and universities, we proudly count People’s Emergency Center and the Free Library of Philadelphia as Managing Partners in this city-wide effort. Extending beyond the library and traditional organizational walls, our public-computing centers—KEYSPOTS—are located in community organizations that have the trust of their constituents; technology access is a complimentary asset to their diverse missions. Learn how to develop sustainable partnerships and adapt this model to meet your community technology adoption needs.
Presented by: Jennifer Donsky, Public Services Technology Library Coordinator, The Free Library of Philadelphia; and Lorelei Shingledecker, Program Manager, Broadband Technology Opportunities Program at People's Emergency Center
Start time: 2:00 Eastern / 11:00 Pacific
Archive viewing options:
- WebJunction Case Study: Freedom Rings in Philadelphia
- More on Digital Inclusion
- phillyKEYSPOTS.org and on twitter @PhillyKEYSPOTS
- Technology Learning Collaborative tlcphilly.org
- Resource Dashboard hotspots.freelibrary.wikispaces.net
- Video: Philly KEYSPOTS: The Internet. Turn it on. http://vimeo.com/41526154
- Tech Training for Libraries from Colorado State Library
- Impact stories showcased on Free Library of Philadelphia site (left rail under "Impact of your Gift"
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