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August Brainstorm Now Online!

The August issue of Brainstorm, City of Seattle Community Technology Program eZine is now online. View it here.  In this month’s issue, we congratulate all 24 Technology Matching Fund recipients as their funding is approved by the City Council.  We had a great reception in the Norman B Rice room… [ Keep reading ]

Technology Matching Funds awarded to 24 community groups

Over 70 community representatives  came to City Hall on Aug 7th to share about the amazing work they do helping  Seattle’s most vulnerable residents gain technology access and skills.  Councilmember  Bruce Harrell’s committee unanimously approved funding $320,000 in Technology Matching Funds to support their efforts.  From finding a job to thriving in school  “Technology is needed for everthing… [ Keep reading ]

Miss the Low-Cost Internet & Computers Webinar? Get it Here

If you weren’t able to make it to the Low-Cost Internet and Computers webinar last week, you are in luck! This webinar, hosted by City of Seattle Community Technology Program, with the Communities Connect Network/EdLab Group, included panelists from InterConnection, CenturyLink, Connect2Compete/EveryoneOn, and Solid Ground’s ConnectUp. Kate Farmer from Neighborhood… [ Keep reading ]

Low Cost Internet & Computers Webinar, 7/25 @10:30 AM

What are the different options for residents to get low cost Internet (broadband) and a computer at home? What can non-profits do to refer people to the different programs?  Join us for the Home Internet & Computers for Low-Income Residents: A webinar for social service providers & community organizations tomorrow,… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor recommends projects to promote broadband, digital literacy

Mayor Mike McGinn is recommending 24 community based technology  projects for support through the City’s 2013 Technology Matching Fund. These broadband adoption and digital literacy projects are being forwarded to City Council.  See the list of projects and more information in the press release.

Thanks to 2,931 Seattle residents!

A big THANK YOU to more than 2,900 residents who completed our residential technology survey! Over the past few months, 803 people completed our random phone survey and 2,128 people took the survey online.  Thank you for caring about Seattle’s technological future and taking the time to tell us how we can communicate more effectively throughout the city…. [ Keep reading ]

Volunteers sought for City of Seattle Technology Advisory Board

The City of Seattle is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join our tech advisory board. Applications are being taken through January 18th, 2013.   The Board and committees help guide city strategies and investments in our digital future. The ten member Citizens’ Telecommunications and Technology Advisory Board (CTTAB – advises the… [ Keep reading ]

January Issue of Brainstorm Now Online!

Visit to read our latest issue of Brainstorm.  Featured article is Jack Straw Offering Hands-on English Language Training.  There are several community events of interest in January: Joint Technology Matching Fund and Neighborhood Matching Fund Workshop, January 17, 6:00 to 7:30 at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center Ask the Mayor,… [ Keep reading ]

YTech’s Civic Voice Curriculum Wins

The YTech’s Civic Voice Curriculum is a winner! On November 15, six youth programs will be receiving the first Colleen Willoughby Youth Civic Education Awards from the Seattle City Club. The curriculum helps develop the ability of youth to learn to produce digital media, and participate online to connect, collaborate and take… [ Keep reading ]