Every year 35 AmeriCorps members from the Saint Paul Neighborhood Network’s Community Technology Empowerment Project choose community action projects that make a contribution to bridging the digital divide. The 2015 event was held on Friday, July 31, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Arlington Hills Community Center, where members shared their accomplishments and struggles in creating community change.
The Saint Paul Neighborhood Network’s AmeriCorps program, the Community Technology Empowerment Project (CTEP) bridges the “digital divide” for new Americans, low-income residents and persons with disabilities in the Twin Cities. AmeriCorps members help youth and adults use technology to access social, civic, educational and economic opportunities.
Below is a list of the projects and what they accomplished. [Read more…]