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Grand Hyatt Atlanta (Buckhead)
3300 Peachtree Road NE Atlanta, GA 30305, USA

(Deadline for conference registration was August 1.  THERE WILL BE NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION OR MEAL PAYMENTS)
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Saturday, August 12 • 10:00am - 11:00am
The Digital Bridge Project: Putting Computers in the Community

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Digital literacy is an essential life skill which transcends age, race, gender, ethnicity, and socioeconomics. Discover the positive outcomes that occured when the Durham County Library, the Durham Housing Authority, the WiderNet Project and the United Way collaborated to bring digital literacy, technology training, workforce development,and free computers to local residents of all ages. Learn the value of community partnerships and ways to connect with others to achieve shared goals and outcomes.

Speakers
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Joyce Briggs

Family Self Sufficiency Coordinator, Housing Authority of the City of Durham
Family Self Sufficiency- Elderly and Disabled Advocate
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DeLois R. Cue

Branch Manager, Durham County Library
DeLois Cue earned her Master of Library Science degree from North Carolina Central University, and has served in a variety of library positions in both academic and public libraries. She is interested in educational policy, believes in the power of lifelong learning, and strives... Read More →
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Tammy Jacobs

Education Program Manager, Durham Housing Authority
I have been with the Housing Authority for 7 years. I am with the Resident Services Department which is the Human Services division of the Authority. I work primarily with the education programming for youth who live in our public housing communities. We serve 16 public housing c... Read More →
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Cliff Missen

Clinical Assoc. Professor, [email protected]
We've developed an off-line "Internet in a Box" for communities lacking Internet bandwidth. Our eGranary Digital Library is installed in over 1,600 locations, including 20+ U.S. prisons.



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