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How COVID-19 is changing our perspective on technology

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How COVID-19 is changing our perspective on technolog
2020/08/26 19:44
The digital divide. These three simple words were unfamiliar to so many before March of 2020. 
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“the idea of the digital divide refers to the growing gap between the underprivileged members of society, especially the poor, rural, elderly, and handicapped portion of the population who do not have access to computers or the internet; and the wealthy, middle-class, and young Americans living in urban and suburban areas who do have access.”
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that nearly 15% of American households do not have internet access
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This has a tremendous impact on so many critical activities including virtual learning, job searching, unemployment claim filing, accessing healthcare benefits, bill paying, and shopping for essential items, just to name a few.
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Techquity connects stakeholders from our business, education, and social sector to promote digital equity and inclusion via three strategies:  Access: Ensuring all families have digital devices and the internet in their homes. Education: Fostering digital literacy and career pathways in technology. Innovation: Leveraging technology to accelerate innovation in the social sector.Techquity’s priority populations include:
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United Way is partnering with Digital Bridge of Milwaukee. Digital Bridge is the only organization in our area that is certified to wipe and reuse drives
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