Community Technology Centers And Other Resources

Sometimes people say money will not help improve schools; we wonder then, why wealthier folks are usually better educated than poorer folks.

Internet access can help level the playing field.

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ACENet

The Appalachian Center for Economic Networks (ACEnet) is a community-based economic development organization serving the 32 counties of Appalachia Ohio. The mission of ACEnet is to build the capacity of Appalachian communities to network, work together, and innovate to create a dynamic, sustainable regional economy with opportunities for all.  learn more

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Community Technology Centers' Network

CTCNet is a superb example of self-empowerment. CTCNet Chicago brings together agencies and communities that provide opportunities whereby people of all ages, who typically lack access and understanding of the relevance of computers and related technologies, can learn to use these technologies in an environment that encourages exploration and discovery. Through this experience, disadvantaged individuals…  learn more

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LEAP (Hartford)

LEAP trains New Haven college and public high school students to work with younger children, providing a literacy based curriculum as well as classes in the arts, computer science, swimming, athletics, camping, cooking and team building. LEAP has been recognized as a national model.  learn more

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Mountain Area Information Network in North Carolina

Mountain Area Information Network-Western North Carolina-computer recycling for the disabled  learn more

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The Education Alliance at Brown University

The Education Alliance at Brown University is a reform support organization committed to advancing equitable educational opportunities that prepare all student populations to succeed in the 21st century. Their mission is to enhance learning for culturally and linguistically diverse students. They build partnerships with communities and educational organizations, and design and deliver expert services around…  learn more