Our Awards & Recognition


FCC's Digital Opportunity Equity Recognition (DOER) Honoree
human-I-T was hand-selected by Commissioner Starks of the Federal Communications Commission

Outstanding IT Project Award
Recognized by the Los Angeles Digital Government Summit in 2015 for the impact of OurCycle

LA The Halo Award
Courtesy of the Carl & Roberta Deutsch Foundation, the award recognizes and strengthens nonprofit volunteer programs in Southern California

eBay SHINE Awards
human-I-T was selected as one eBay’s small businesses of the year among 2,400 applicants

SXSW Community Service Award
Co-Founder & CINO James Jack was awarded this honor for his work in promoting digital equity in underserved communities

Coors Light 2016 Líder
Co-Founder & CEO Gabe Middleton was recognized as an outstanding Latino leader with a commitment to empowering his local community

Classy Awards
This competition recognizes innovative nonprofit programs that are “addressing the incredibly complex and equally severe problems we face today”


Huffington Post
“The Impact of ‘Two Laptops and a Vision,’ With Gabe Middleton CEO of human-I-T” (2017)

The Long Beach Business Journal
“Human-I-T Brings Free Computers, Internet To Low Income Long Beach Residents” (2017)

Long Beach Media Collaborative
“The Human Factor: How A Long Beach Nonprofit Is Bridging The Digital Divide” (2017)

The Grunion
“human-I-T Brings Free Computers, Internet To Low Income Long Beach Residents” (2017)

Long Beach Post
“CEO of Digital Equity-Focused Nonprofit Recognized for Commitment to Latino Community” (2017)

“Meet Gabe Middleton, James Jack, and Aaron Wilkins of human-I-T in Commerce” (2017)

So You Wanna Sell On eBay Podcast
“Episode 116 Gabe Middleton & James Jack human-I-T: 2017 eBay SHINE Awards Finalists for The Charitable Business Category” (2017)