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City & Community host Get Online Week Dec 3-8

Learn more about what families can do on the Internet and where to go for training.  This week, December 3rd-8th, twenty community and cultural centers in Seattle are hosting open houses, individual assistance, and workshops at computer learning centers. See the Get Online Week list of sites and activities or… [ Keep reading ]

Evergreen Apps Challenge winners announced

Over $75,000 in prizes was awarded in the Evergreen Apps Challenge on October 1 at Seattle City Hall. See the list of winners and try out their apps at http://www.evergreenapps.org/congratulations-to-the-winners-of-the-evergreen-apps-challenge/ Entries were reviewed by a panel of expert judges, including Francis Benjamin, of Washington State University; Adam Gentz, of BizXchange;… [ Keep reading ]

It Takes a Community to Bridge the Digital Divide Webinar Tues, 3/6 1 pm EST

David Keyes will be presenting in a national webinar on digital inclusion: Tuesday, March 6th ♦ 1 pm Eastern / 10 am Pacific. This will cover the national framework, local government roles, and building partnerships. Register and more: http://www.webjunction.org/events/webinars#mar6 In FCC Chairman Genachowski’s announcement of the sweeping Connect2Compete initiative to… [ Keep reading ]

CTTAB to meet on Nov. 15

The Citizens’ Telecommunications and Technology Advisory Board (CTTAB) will meet Tuesday, November 15, 6-8 pm, at Seattle Municipal Tower, 27th floor conference room, at 700 Fifth Avenue in downtown Seattle.  The agenda includes a discussion of the proposed Apps for Seattle Contest. We’ll be talking about goals, success metrics and… [ Keep reading ]

Luversa & the Intel Clever Kids

There are some amazing clever kids in Tacoma, Washington. Yeah, you’re right – there are great kids everywhere. But that’s part of what makes the Tacoma youth so amazing…and today there is more. These young people are techie survivors on their way to being thrivers. Right now, they’re in the… [ Keep reading ]

Mobile Computer Training for Refugees from Burma

Starting in Jan, 2011, the Coalition of Refugees from Burma’s Mobile Computer Literacy Training team began delivering computer literacy training to newly arrived refugees from Burma in languages understood by refugees. The CRB  provides weekly computer literacy training. Three hour long computer literacy classes are held in Tukwila on Saturdays… [ Keep reading ]