Comcast just announced a new pilot project in San Francisco to expand its Internet Essentials Program to include low-cost, high-speed internet access for low income seniors. See pictures from the Press Conference at Lady Shaw Senior Housing below and learn more about this new opportunity for San Francisco to help bridge the digital divide in […]
Last week, we delivered over 2,000 postcards from people all over the City with our message to City Hall: It’s time to close the digital divide for seniors and adults with disabilities. Staying connected and engaged is key to reducing isolation, promoting brain fitness and lifelong learning, keeping us connected to our health providers and to […]
Our first Tech Swap Meeting on January 22 brought together seniors, people with disabilities, and a wide range of organizations working to make computers and technology available to everyone. We were thrilled by the response – over 90% of the attendees rated it a great or good event, and most found it fun and engaging. […]
Get Connected! Stay Connected! Public Hearing June 21 at 10:00 at City Hall The Board of Supervisors will hold its last big public hearing on Friday June 21 at 10:00 a.m. before finalizing recommendations from the Budget and Finance Committee to the full Board for Fiscal Years 2013-14 and 2014-15. The Mayor has recommended funding to maintain […]
We were sooo happy to hear the Mayor and see his proposed budget today. Our efforts through the Keep Us Connected Campaign put access to computers, training and support high on our list. While we thought there might be good news, seeing it in writing makes it real. The Mayor’s budget said… “In 2010, […]
Thanks to Jack Chin, Tom Loftus and skilled folks at SFGovTV, we have featured highlights from the 2012 Aging and Disabilities Technology Summit to share and to remember. On May 15th, City Hall was transformed by the team of organizations listed below to host a stimulating day of speakers, workshops and hands-on learning. What was […]
It is time to close the digital divide so that all of us, regardless of age, income or abilities, can tap its amazing potential for social engagement, health and well-being, financial security, and opportunities for social action, creative expression and life-long learning. Sign up to be an active part of this movement by registering to […]
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