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Steven Henry Takes on New Role as Manager of Connect 313’s Community Ambassador Program

Steven Henry Takes on New Role as Manager of Connect 313’s Community Ambassador Program   Throughout his career as a community advocate and grassroots organizer, Steven Henry has worked to build trust and engagement with Detroit residents. Affable and articulate, Henry will now bring his innate communication skills and programming acumen to his new role
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Cast Your Vote for Connect 313’s Future Leaders

Cast Your Vote for Connect 313’s Future Leaders   Help Connect 313 start the new year off strong with a new set of Chair and Vice Chair members to lead our efforts in 2023. You only have until the end of the month (December 31) to cast your vote for the elected leaders who will
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Autumn Evans is the Detroit Native Helping to Lead Connect 313

Autumn Evans is the Detroit Native Helping to Lead Connect 313 As Detroit’s Deputy Director of Digital Inclusion and Connect 313’s Operations Director, Autumn Evans is on the front lines of ongoing efforts to bridge the digital divide in Detroit. And she’s making an impact and helping to change the course of history in the
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Meet Jennifer Jambor, An Amazing Human From human I-T

Meet Jennifer Jambor, An Amazing Human From human I-T Succeeding in today’s high-tech world starts with the very basics – a device, internet access, and the proper skills needed to use these digital tools. Jennifer Jambor with human I-T has seen firsthand the difference it can make to get affordable computers into the hands of
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Connect 313 and City of Detroit Honor Digital Inclusion Superheroes

Connect 313 and City of Detroit Honor Digital Inclusion Superheroes Detroit’s Digital Inclusion Week (DDIW) recently revealed what many in the city already know: That Detroit is humming with digital superheroes working hard to ensure students, residents, small business owners and community organizations have the devices and digital skills they need and affordable, reliable internet
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A Connect 313 Grant is Keeping Families Together

A Connect 313 Grant is Keeping Families Together The bond between a parent and a child is one of the most important relationships in a child’s life – and it’s critical for their development. But, for kids with incarcerated parents, the separation adds a barrier – one Developing Despite Distance (3D) aims to break through.
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Join Us for Detroit’s Digital Inclusion Week

Join Us for Detroit’s Digital Inclusion Week Digital inclusion brings opportunity, education, and connection. Ensuring all Detroit residents have access to the digital world is Connect 313’s fundamental goal. Join us October 3-7 as Connect 313 hosts Detroit’s fourth annual Digital Inclusion Week, a 5-day event that promotes digital equity and highlights digital inclusion efforts
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How Connect 313 Provided Chromebooks to Keep Kids Cooking

How Connect 313 Provided Chromebooks to Keep Kids Cooking Food is more than fuel, it’s a way to connect, converse, and create change. At the Detroit Food Academy, they’re teaching students ages 10-24 culinary and leadership skills by bringing classes together in the kitchen after school. “Our students would say it’s an after-school cooking club,
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Connect 313’s FREE Digital Literacy Playbook is Available Now

Connect 313’s FREE Digital Literacy Playbook is Available Now Digital literacy is key to bridging the digital divide. But, ensuring people have the basic skills they need to be comfortable and confident online can be difficult, especially in tech’s ever-changing environment. That’s where Connect 313’s Digital Literacy Playbook comes in. You can access free online
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How A Community Suggestion to Connect 313 Launched a Summer Tech Camp for Kids

How A Community Suggestion to Connect 313 Launched a Summer Tech Camp for Kids When people think about Xbox, PlayStation, and Switch, video gaming immediately comes to mind. But, these days, gaming can be more than a hobby – it can lead to a lucrative career. That’s why Osborn Neighborhood Alliance Community Ambassador Steven Henry,
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Jordan Falby on Connect 313’s Grassroots Approach

Jordan Falby on Connect 313’s Grassroots Approach Jordan Falby is a self-described “jack-of-all trades,” crafting grant agreements, offering technical assistance, collecting reports, and sharing metrics and information with the Connect 313 collaborative. She is Connect 313’s Structure & Operations Program Manager, which pairs well with her role at United Way for Southeastern Michigan where she’s
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Qumisha Goss is Building Connect 313’s Digital Literacy Playbook

Qumisha Goss is Building Connect 313’s Digital Literacy Playbook If you’re wondering how these blog posts get on Connect 313’s website, Qumisha Goss is the person who makes it happen. Qumisha is Connect 313’s Digital Literacy Subject Matter Expert and the Management Lead of the Digital Literacy and Skilling Committee. Before joining Connect 313, Qumisha
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City of Detroit making it a mission to help residents impacted with lack of internet

Raising awareness for efforts to bridge Detroit’s digital divide

Digital Inclusion Week will highlight digital inclusion efforts & promote digital equity across the country

Digital Inclusion Week events aim to bridge digital divide for small businesses, residents

Rocket Mortgage Classic setting up 17 more technology hubs all over Detroit

Detroit to Put $10M Toward Open-Access Fiber Network

Connect 313 Fund Announces Addition of 17 New Tech Hubs in Detroit

Connect 313 Fund expands 'technology hubs' to Detroit neighborhoods

Poll: Detroit Residents Support the Need for High-speed Internet Service

Examining Detroit's pilot project to provide internet access to all

$10M fiber pilot project set for Detroit’s Hope Village neighborhood

Detroit launches plan for its own high-speed internet infrastructure

Nonprofits give family of 7 special Christmas after losing everything in June flooding

The golfer who pulls off this never-been-done-on-tour-before feat will raise thousands for a worthwhile Detroit initiative

Detroit digital inclusion fund Connect 313 focuses on date, community leadership

Jason Mamoa pushes digital access in Detroit video

Comcast to put 12 WiFi hot spot "lift zones" in Detroit by end of year

Connect 313 works to bridge the digital divide in Detroit

Rocket Mortgage Classic's Area 313 to become "The Most Charitable Three Holes in Golf"

Barry Sanders, Tom Izzo and Larry Fitzgerald part of Rocket Mortgate Classic's Area 313 Celebrity Scramble

Detroit starts monthly internet stipend and laptop subsidy for residents

Mayor, human-IT launch new effort to help close Detroit’s Digital Divide, reduce e-waste, create jobs

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Technology partnership aims to provide used computers to low-income Detroiters

WXYZ Editorial: Rocket Mortgage Classic ready to tee off for Detroit in 2021

Rocket Mortgage Classic bridging Detroit’s digital divide

Comcast chooses Detroit for digital literacy training for senior citizens

MIDAS joins Microsoft, city of Detroit to enhance digital inclusion

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Detroit Homecoming webcast to feature Ford Foundation, workforce issues and how to reduce the digital divide

Behind Detroit’s Homegrown Campaign to Close the Digital Divide

45,000 Detroit families get connected through Emergency Internet program; City encourages more to apply

Bryson DeChambeau, Rickie Fowler visit Detroit as Rocket Mortgage Classic announces extension through 2027

PGA Tour commissioner on RMC's impact on Detroit: The best is yet to come

Rocket Mortgage extends major PGA title sponsorship

Rocket Mortgage renews title sponsorship deal for PGA Tour’s Detroit event until 2027

The world is going virtual but many in Detroit are still left behind

One-Quarter of Detroit Residents Don’t Have Internet Access

Broadband. Telehealth. Sometimes Communities Have To Do It For Ourselves!

Rocket Community Fund starts Neighbor to Neighbor program to help bridge Cleveland’s digital divide

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