Comcast NBCUniversal’s Commitment to Digital Literacy

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Comcast NBCUniversal’s Commitment to Digital Literacy

Comcast NBCUniversal believes the Internet has the power to transform lives, strengthen communities and inspire a new generation of leaders. We’re harnessing that power to expand digital literacy and help conquer the digital divide.

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Bridging the Digital Divide
by Edwin Link It’s important to frame best practices for afterschool providers in terms of engagement and participation in the world, not simply proficiency with computers and the Internet. It’s not about having a laptop or a smart phone, it’s about using the laptop or smartphone to translate a child’s worldview into content. It’s about giving them the creative space to...
Mar 6, 2018 10:45 AM ET
An Experience of a Lifetime at Super Bowl LII
Teaching digital skills to young people is at the core of our partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. One Club member, Anaa Jibicho, had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see those skills in action at Super Bowl LII, and to shadow members of the NBC Sports team as they used leading-edge technology to deliver the biggest game of the year. Read about his experience below.
Feb 13, 2018 9:30 AM ET
Boys & Girls Clubs’ Website for Kids Seeks to Bridge Digital Divide
Since September, Boys & Girls Club members can access the new site site from anywhere on a computer, smartphone or tablet, can share their media projects and “like” others’ projects. Activities on the site are integrated into club activities; kids can earn digital...
Jan 24, 2018 12:30 PM ET
Closing the Tech Skills Gap for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Looking for a job, learning how to type, using an ATM, creating a budget, or making social connections online – these are all skills many of us take for granted as technology is so ingrained in our everyday life. However, for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), accessing these skills can be a challenge. That’s why The Arc has partnered with...
Dec 8, 2017 12:15 PM ET
Internet Essentials: Military and Veterans
Josh Delano is the father of two school age daughters, a Navy veteran, and a full-time student in the Electrical Engineering Department at Fresno State.  He is also a part of the more than 4 million low-income Americans that have benefitted from the Internet Essentials program since 2011.  Josh qualifies for Internet Essentials because his girls participate in the National School Lunch Program...
Nov 13, 2017 11:05 AM ET