Every week we like to look back at everything we have read to bring you more information about the digital divide, digital inclusion and technology trends from around the web. Today on The Weekly Plug we look at the eBay SHINE Awards, new partnership between human-I-T, Frontier Communications and U.S. HUD and bridging the digital divide in classrooms in this edition of The Weekly Plug.
Human-I-T Named Finalist In eBay SHINE Awards human-I-T named one of 15 finalists in the eBay SHINE Awards; one of three contenders to be named winner for the Charitable Business. Human-I-T connects low-income individuals and nonprofits to technology, internet, and digital training. By reusing instead of recycling electronics, our team transforms e-waste into opportunities to promote digital inclusion and digital access. CLICK HERE on the image above to vote for human-I-T everyday until July 14, 2017.
New Partnership Announcement New partnership announcement with Frontier Communications and ConnectHome The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA), human-I-T James Jack, and Los Angeles City Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr. are launching a new effort to connect over 3,000 eligible Section 8 households to low cost internet programs and a free Chromebook laptop.