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Back to School, Back at Home

July 31, 2020
How are schools planning on adapting to the coming school year so their students can successfully learn from home?
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Our Team is Growing!

Our Team is Growing!

July 23, 2020
Meet some of the talented folks joining our team and learn how you can join us too!
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Sustainability is Good for Business (unless no one knows about it)

Sustainability is Good for Business (unless no one knows about it)

July 8, 2020
It is time for organizations that do the right thing for the right reasons to be rewarded for their efforts. Sustainability can help businesses who truly embrace it engage their clients, and attract new ones, in a more meaningful way.
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Creating Digital Opportunities in the Land of Opportunity

Creating Digital Opportunities in the Land of Opportunity

July 2, 2020
human-I-T has distributed over 27,000 devices to low-income individuals and families since our founding in 2012. We continue to work tirelessly toward a country and a world wherein everyone has equal access to online opportunities.
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51,000 Remote Students Receiving Tech Support from human-I-T & Connected Futures

June 26, 2020
human-I-T is proud to provide tech support and high-speed internet plans to 51,000 public school students in Detroit as a part of the Connect 313: Connected Futures initiative.
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human-I-T Earns the GuideStar Gold Seal of Transparency!

human-I-T Earns the GuideStar Gold Seal of Transparency!

June 18, 2020
human-I-T has been recognized as an organization that upholds the value of transparency by GuideStar, the world’s largest database of nonprofit organizations.
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Digital Inclusion During COVID is a Public Health Issue

Digital Inclusion During COVID is a Public Health Issue

June 11, 2020
As we all work through COVID-19 and the restrictions it has brought with it together, Digital Inclusion is no longer just a problem for the unconnected among us, it affects everyone.
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Over 500 Chromebooks Given to LA Families in Need!

May 28, 2020
Thanks to the generous support of Crown Castle, 500 Chromebooks were delivered to students at the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA). An additional 30 devices were funded by Visionary Women.
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human-I-T Mentioned in New York Times

May 8, 2020
In this opinion piece featured in the New York Times, human-I-T is highlighted as a resource to prepare students for the ACT and SAT as digital tools in the home are more important than ever.
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#GivingTuesday

Provide Digital Resources to Low-Income Families on #GivingTuesdayNow

May 4, 2020
Join #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of giving in response to COVID-19, by donating here, you can support human-I-T in getting laptops and WiFi connections to low-income families so they can be safe, informed, and connected.
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Earth Week

eBay Raises Over $20K for human-I-T During Earth Week

April 30, 2020
Through eBay’s Give @ Checkout program, eBay shoppers were able to donate funds to human-I-T when completing a purchase. In the course of just one week, eBay shoppers donated $23,255 to human-I-T!
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Earth Week 2020: Respect Your Tech

Earth Week 2020: Respect Your Tech

April 22, 2020
In honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, here are some quick tips to help you take care of your technology and reduce your carbon footprint.
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COVID-19

Opportunities for Those Cut Off From Technology During COVID-19

April 9, 2020
human-I-T helping low-income students gain access to critical technology at home
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2019 Impact

human-I-T’s 2019 Impact Review

April 3, 2020
See the highlights of what human-I-T accomplished in 2019 making this year our greatest yet!
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human-I-T and MIDMRKT Team Up to Provide Laptops to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Scottsdale Arizona

April 2, 2020
Read how the laptops are being used and to low-income students during these tough times.
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3 things you can do to help students succeed in remote learning

3 things you can do to help students succeed in remote learning

March 20, 2020
Support low-income students continue to thrive in their education with access to internet connection and a computer in their homes.
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Health Concerns Cause Digital “Have Nots” to Suffer

Health Concerns Cause Digital “Have Nots” to Suffer

March 17, 2020
human-I-T helping low-income families gain technological access from home during health concerns
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Affordable Computers for People Who Need Them

March 11, 2020
Do you or somebody you now need access to a computer or high-speed internet but can’t afford it? Learn what our store has to offer so that you or the people you know can get the opportunities they deserve!
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Best Buy & human-I-T Creating Career Opportunities Together!

March 4, 2020
See how Best Buy worked with us to help provide employment opportunities and training to those in need.
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human-I-T is Coming to Detroit in 2020!

February 25, 2020
You read the title correctly...We will be opening up a second location in the proud city of Detroit! Learn why we chose Detroit for our second location and what we plan to do with this proud city.
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It’s Official! We are a GREEN Business!

February 19, 2020
Have a look at some of the steps it took to become a green business and why environmentalism is important to us.
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Mamba Mentality

Mamba Mentality: Audacious Ideas & Excellence in Execution

January 27, 2020
The passing of an iconic figure has us reflecting on his ideals and how they align with ours.
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 Come to the Commerce Computer Lab!

Come to the Commerce Computer Lab!

January 24, 2020
human-I-T and the City of Commerce partner to bring a computer lab and digital literacy classes to the community!
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Help your company, community & the environment

January 22, 2020
Whether you are upgrading from Windows 7 or moving your servers to the Cloud, it is essential to make sure that your company’s E-Waste is handled professionally, responsibly, and ethically.
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 Computers & Food

The City of Commerce & human-I-T Tackling Hunger & Connectivity

January 20, 2020
human-I-T and the City of Commerce Food Distribution Program work together to give out food and computers to low-income families.
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Janice Hahn Supports Digital Inclusion

December 17, 2019
LA County Supervisor Janice Hahn partners with human-I-T to help fund digital literacy.
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To Change is to improve

Constantly Changing & Constantly Perfecting

November 18, 2019
How constant iteration permeates our culture
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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