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Newsletter 10/01 - Digital Inclusion Week

Find out how we can help spread awareness of the digital divide.

Digital Inclusion Week

 

Monday, October 5 - Friday, October 9 is Digital Inclusion Week! 

DIW aims to raise awareness of solutions addressing home internet access, personal devices, and local technology training and support programs. DIW2020 is sponsored by the National Digital Inclusion Alliance representing more than 450 affiliated organizations in 44 states working toward digital equity.

Want to find out how to raise awareness of digital inclusion?

Check out this graphic series! This series will be posted on our Instagram, as well as our Facebook and Twitter throughout the week. Feel free to share on your social media with your own personal stories of the digital divide!

What is a digital divide?
How does a digital divide occur?
What does the digital divide look like in Portland, Oregon?
16,000 households in Portland, Oregon do not have access to a computer
Over 75,000 students in Oregon do not have a computer for online school

 

How can you help bridge the digital divide in Portland?

 

Ways to help reduce the digital divide

 

With your help, we can close the digital divide one computer at a time!

Happy digital inclusion week, and thank you for being a part of our community.