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Clean Drinking Water

Sometimes little things can have big impacts

November 4, 2019
Sometimes, the small things you do have a far greater impact than you think, and sometimes, that impact takes a circuitous route. Like how your donated laptop can help a village on the other side of the world have clean drinking water.
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LACP

This fall semester 6,000 laptops will be donated to LACP students

October 11, 2019
The Los Angeles College Promise (LACP) is a program through Mayor Eric Garcetti's Connect to Success initiative; designed to serve first-time Angelino college students. In the first phase of the program, 6,000 students will receive a free human-I-T laptop to assist them in their pursuit of higher education.
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E-Waste

What is happening to our E-Waste?

September 10, 2019
As of 2018, there were 49 million metric tons of E-Waste in the world. At a 4-5% growth rate, by the year 2021, there will be an estimated amount of 52.2 million tons- equivalent to almost 5,200 Eiffel towers!
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human-I-T Include

August 6, 2019
In North America, 16% of the population (the digitally illiterate) find it hard to navigate the technological world. So human-I-T is launching human-I-T Include, a new program aimed at providing people with knowledge to navigate the ever-expanding digital world.
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Arrow Electronics' Announces it will Close it's ITAD Services

July 24, 2019
human-I-T is Committed to Provide Arrow Electronics’ Customers with A Socially & Environmentally Conscious Solution for their Unwanted Technology
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Green Sports Alliance Summit 2019

July 5, 2019
This June we had the opportunity to travel to Philly and speak on our IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) services, the digital divide, E-Waste, and the impact it has on the environment and the community.
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Virgin Orbit

Partner Spotlight: Virgin Orbit

April 9, 2019
This year, we are working on revamping our digital literacy program - and with the help of our partner Virgin Orbit, we look to launch a course that is out of this world!
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Century Villages Computer Lab

March 25, 2019
Thanks to the generous support of P1 Technologies, we were able to equip CVC with 23 computers!
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#GivingTuesday

November 14, 2018
It’s that time of the year again - turkeys, football, flannels, and Black Friday. Yes, it’s the season of consumption, but it’s also a time to give.
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Three Ways to Get Digitally Inclusive

October 15, 2018
Easy as 1, 2, 3
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Human I-T September Impact Report

September Impact Report

October 5, 2018
Our impact at-a-glance.
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Human I-T July Snapshot

Human I-T July Snapshot

September 24, 2018
Our July impact results are in!
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human-I-T Gets $250,000 from Pineapple Fund

March 21, 2018
human-I-T announced the receipt of a $250,000 donation from the Pineapple Fund today.
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Design Equity Through Civic Engagement W/ Moss Pike

March 25, 2018
The process of design equity focuses on creating & executing ideas that solve persistent social challenges in education, the workplace, urban spaces & beyond.
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Team Member Spotlight: Brian Guayante

Member Spotlight: Brian Guayante

January 25, 2018
Today, we're featuring one of our team members, Brian Guayante, on why working at human-I-T was a great place to learn, grow and serve in communities.
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The Monthly Plug: 2017 In Review, Working With Asana & Upcycling

The Monthly Plug: 2017 In Review, Working W/ Asana and Upcycling

January 11, 2018
About human I-T human-I-T is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that fixes donated technology and redistributes to low-income individuals and nonprofits.
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OurCycle LA CD 10 Event At McAlister High

January 10, 2018
With the help of LA City Council President Herb J. Wesson Jr, we were able to help 100 families with free computers and wifi at McAlister High School.
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OurCycle LA CD 10 Event: Helping HomeBoy Industries

January 5, 2018
OurCycle LA and human-I-T work together to recycle used City of LA computers, refurbish them, and give to those in need.
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human-I-T Wins Grant From Smart & Final Charitable Foundation

January 4, 2018
human-I-T Wins Grant From Smart & Final Charitable Foundation to provide students with access to technology.
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OurCycle LA CD 1 Event W/ Council Member Gil Cedillo

January 2, 2018
We had a great time meeting LA Council Member Gil Cedillo at our recent Council District 1 event in Los Angeles.
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human-I-T 2017: Year In Review

human-I-T 2017: Year In Review

January 3, 2018
Our organization has helped more families and individuals with access to technology and the internet compared to previous years.
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human-I-T Wins Best Buy Grant

December 14, 2017
This grant will help us provide vocational training to youth (aged 13-18) who will learn to help repair computer hardware for our donation recipients.
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The Weekly Plug: USC Community Computing Center

November 17, 2017
Today we flash back to Airbnb & PowerOn partnership, our recent event at USC's Community Computing Center and highlighting our featured recipient
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The Weekly Plug: Amazon Smile + human-I-T

The Weekly Plug: Amazon Smile + human-I-T

November 9, 2017
Today we look at supporting human-I-T through Amazon, a deeper look into the digital divide in Long Beach & our lunch & learn with CEO Gabe Middleton.
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human I.T. | Featured Recipient: Jespa

Featured Tech Recipient: Jespa Ngong

November 13, 2017
By. Michael Condra Meet Jespa Ngong, who is our 2017 featured recipient spotlight for today.
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Support human-I-T This Holiday Season

Support human-I-T This Holiday

May 2, 2016
Support human-I-T this holiday season by shopping with Amazon Smile.
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human-I-T Halloween 2017

The Weekly Plug: Halloween 2017

November 3, 2017
Today we look back at celebrating Halloween at human-I-T, exploring the digital divide in Long Beach and a recent PowerOn donation
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The Weekly Plug: Gigabit Internet

October 27, 2017
Today we look at San Francisco's gigabit internet plan, celebrating our tech partner win in the World Series & donating technology to students in Long Beach
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How Asana Helps human-I-T With The Digital Divide

October 23, 2017
How does human-I-T operate? With the help of Asana's web based work application, we’re able to distribute more technology to those in need.
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The Weekly Plug: The End of Smartphones

October 20, 2017
Today we look at how smartphones could go extinct by 2025, the operations team recent event this past week and how your donations are impacting lives
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The Weekly Plug: Cyber Awareness Month

October 13, 2017
Today we look at Cyber Awareness month, donating technology and supporting PowerOn
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volunteering

The Weekly Plug: Volunteering With The Do Good Bus

October 6, 2017
Today we look at the impact the Do Good Bus is having on communities, bridging the digital divide with AFTRR & partnering with the NDIA on digital inclusion
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How The Do Good Bus Is Changing The Landscape for Volunteers

October 5, 2017
Nonprofits have been a cornerstone in American communities for health, education and information since the early 1900’s.
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Laisa Caldwell, A ConnectHome Success Story

September 17, 2015
ConnectHome was a great opportunity to take advantage of as an Internet connection was something that we needed now more than ever.
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AFTTR

AFTRR + human-I-T Are Bridging The Digital Divide

October 3, 2017
The Alliance for Technology Refurbishing a Reuse (AFTRR) has partnered with human-I-T to bridge the digital divide.
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Thank You For Voting For human-I-T

Thank You For Voting for Us

October 2, 2017
Thank you to everyone who voted for human-I-T during the eBay SHINE Awards and the Coors Light Lideres Awards.
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human-I-T Partners w/ The National Digital Inclusion Alliance

October 2, 2017
human-I-T and the National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA) have partnered together to work on bridging the digital divide in low-income communities.
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The Weekly Plug: 2018 SXSW Award

The Weekly Plug: 2018 SXSW Award

September 29, 2017
Today on The Weekly Plug we look at our co-founder, James Jack, SXSW award, America's digital divide and the post smartphone world
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The Weekly Plug: Going Beyond E-Waste

September 22, 2017
Today we look at going beyond E-waste recycling, the upcoming IT Summit in Los Angeles and looking back at the WomenShelter of Long Beach Family Fun Day
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WomenShelter of Long Beach Family Fun Day

September 21, 2017
Family Fun Day is an event when the WomenShelter of Long Beach (WSLB) invites organizations to present services that benefit the communities they serve.
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Going Beyond Electronics Recycling

September 20, 2017
Understanding how different laws impact E-waste recycling is vital for moving forward with tackling E-waste disposal.
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The Weekly Plug: OurCycle LA, Without A Net & The iPhone X

The Weekly Plug: OurCycle LA, Without A Net & The iPhone X

September 15, 2017
Today on The Plug we look at a successful OurCycle LA event, a National Geographic documentary covering the digital divide & the newly released iPhoneX
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So You Wanna Sell On eBay podcast | Digital literacy

The Weekly Plug: eBay Podcast With human-I-T

September 8, 2017
Today on The Weekly Plug we look at our co-founders who were on the So You Wanna Sell On eBay podcast, the recent cyber hack of Equifax & Literacy Day
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The Weekly Plug: Tech Donor Spotlight, Apple's Pippin Console

September 1, 2017
Today we spotlight a recent technology donor, Apple Inc's failed gaming console, & how states and cities wheel in technology for underserved communities.
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Rediscover NeXT Computers With Scott Kelly

August 30, 2017
32 years ago Steve Jobs was ousted from Apple, leading him to start NeXT Inc. and continuing the crystallization of his personal computer vision.
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The Weekly Plug: PowerOn, Moonlight Villa Computers & Wednesday Wisdom

The Weekly Plug: PowerOn, Moonlight Villa Computers

August 25, 2017
Today on The Weekly Plug we look at a recent PowerOn event, a review of a distribution event at Moonlight Villa Computers and Wednesday wisdom.
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The importance of internet access

Infographic: Importance of Internet Access

August 22, 2017
The internet has far reaching implications for everyone, but do you know its impact on the economy, jobs, and quality of life?
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The Weekly Plug: Coors Light Lideres, OurCycle LA

The Weekly Plug: Coors Light Lideres, OurCycle LA

August 18, 2017
Today on The Weekly Plug we look at Coors Light Lideres, a throwback to OurCycle LA in Koreatown and how computer donations empower STEM education
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human-I-T Partners Up with OurCycle LA in Koreatown, LA

August 17, 2017
This year we celebrated that mission by collaborating with the City of Los Angeles during Digital Inclusion Week.
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Do Good Bus | Vote Gabe Middleton for Coors Light Lideres

The Weekly Plug: Coors Light Lideres, Do Good Bus

August 11, 2017
Today on The Weekly Plug we look at Coors Light Lideres, Do Good Bus, and 3 reasons why you should donate technology.
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