The Results are In: 2016 Annual Survey on Broadband Adoption in California
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The Results are In: 2016 Annual Survey on Broadband Adoption in California

During the month of August, the California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF) in partnership with The Field Poll released the results of the statewide 2016 Annual Survey on Broadband Adoption in California. Though the survey found that 84% of California households now have a broadband connection at home (9 points up from the figure reported in … Continue reading

SF Connected Receives the NATOA Award for Community Broadband Digital Equity Project of the Year!
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SF Connected Receives the NATOA Award for Community Broadband Digital Equity Project of the Year!

On August 1st, 2016, the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) Board of Directors announced the recipients of NATOA’s 2016 Community Broadband Awards. Since 2007, NATOA has been recognizing exceptional leaders and innovative programs that champion community interests in broadband deployment and adoption in local communities nationwide. Recipients will receive their awards at … Continue reading

Community Technology Network, Volunteers from Startups, & San Francisco Seniors
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Community Technology Network, Volunteers from Startups, & San Francisco Seniors

On June 24, 2016, our friends at Community Technology Network facilitated a Tech Teach-In at the North Beach library. Through this event, seven seniors from Next Village SF were partnered with seven volunteers from Startups Give Back. The volunteers worked closely with the seniors and provided assistance with mobile devices and laptops. To read the entire blog post from CTN, click here. Continue reading

San Francisco Mayor’s Senior Fellowship Program Now Accepting Applications!
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San Francisco Mayor’s Senior Fellowship Program Now Accepting Applications!

The Mayor’s Senior Fellowship Program provides selected departments in the City and County of San Francisco with entrepreneurial professionals who have an average of 15-20 years of experience, primarily in the private sector. Fellows work full time for 12 months leading high-impact, strategic projects within targeted areas such as education, health, workforce development and the environment. Now … Continue reading

Computer Class Update: Community Living Campaign
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Computer Class Update: Community Living Campaign

Our partner, Community Living Campaign, continues to have a great roster of classes, tutoring opportunities and presentations that you don’t want to miss. This month’s topics include Email & Password Safety, Movies & Music Online, Genealogy, Editing Photos, and more! They also welcomed two new bilingual trainers to increase classes in Cantonese and Spanish. CLC … Continue reading