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- PowerUP (Power Up) is comprised of nonprofit organizations, major corporations, and federal agencies which have joined together to give underserved youth access to technology and guidance on how to use it.
Projects addressing the digital divide in India
- Sponsored in part by the World Economic Forum Digital Divide Initiative, this site focuses on the divide in India and various ongoing projects to help decrease the gap in India.
- Support service to help bridge the digital divide for those without access to information technologies in rural Wales.
San Diego Futures Foundation
- The San Diego Futures Foundation provides computer technology and services to nonprofit organizations and schools to help bridge the digital divide in San Diego County.
Scott County Learning Center
- Technology center based in Waldron, Arkansas, part of the "Designated Neighborhood Network" through the Department of HUD to help bridge the digital divide in Scott County. Has chat room and links to training and job opportunities.
- Online magazine for women in technology, media and computer science. Has links to a variety for resources, personal and professional.
Silicon Valley Digital Divide
- Silicon Valley Civic Action Network initiative to help bridge the gap. Has links to community and national resources. Seeking volunteers.
Solve Poverty - You Can Help Solve Poverty
- Two organizations, Opportunity International and Hyperstudy.com Pty Ltd, working to provide small loans, on-line education and other resources to the economically disadvantaged. Lots of on-site links to other poverty related issues and services. Click and give site.
South Walton Computer Club
- A Florida-based computer club focused on improving the skills of home computer users.
Tennessee State University Digital Divide Conference
- A conferencing alliance to bridge the digital divide between historically black colleges, universities and other higher educational institutions.
The Center for the Study of Technology and Society - Equity
- Equity and access concerns are addressed based on race, sex, content, socioeconomic status. Links to news articles, conferences, and other site dealing with the Digital Divide.
The Digital Divide
- From about.com. Article on adult learning and the digital divide. Links to other articles including the digital divide and race relations.
The Impact of Race on Computer Access and Internet Use
- Article by Thomas Novak and Donna Hoffman for Project 2000, sponsored by Vanderbilt University. Links to references.
United Kingdom Statistics Web Site
- Latest statistics for Internet access in the UK. In PDF.
Urban Ed, Inc.
- Washington DC area start-up nonprofit organization offering computer science training to community members.
What Digital Divide?
- Anecdotal information about seniors bridging the digital divide.
Women in Global Science and Technology
- Collection of links to sites geared to women in the sciences and technology.
Women-Related Internet Info Email Lists
- List of news and discussion groups for women interested in the digital divide based on gender.
World Links Now
- Dedicated to helping teachers and students in developing countries overcome the technology digital divide in education and communications. Has links to its projects throughout the emerging economies.
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