Vermont Company Publication Innovation for Tomorrow (T4T) has actually revealed a brand-new partnership with the Comcast NBCUniversal Structure to expand its digital literacy education across Vermont. Innovation for Tomorrow is a non-profit company that provides numerous digital technology training programs to older grownups, New Americans, and other local communities. In 2022, it has actually served over 500+ Vermonters with in-person and remote instruction.
The Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation collaboration will allow T4T to continue bridging the digital equity gap and double its effect and programming over the next year.
The current Covid 19 pandemic has actually just expanded the gap and made the requirement for digital equity and the decrease of social seclusion a lot more important.
Vijay Desai, T4T Executive Director, and Ranga Chilakamarri, T4T Program Supervisor, shared this growing need with the Comcast NBCUniversal Structure.
Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation recognized the requirement for this education and supported the effort with a grant award of $15,000, one of the largest for the Williston-based non-profit.
“Every day, I am out in the community mentor these vital skills, and it’s no longer a high-end skill set; it’s a literal lifesaver,” Shelburne-based T4T Program Supervisor Emmy Hilliard. “We’re helping individuals discover how to access medical records, make consultations online, and keep them linked to those they enjoy by assisting them browse tools like Zoom. All while showing them how to protect themselves online; It’s necessary and deeply purposeful work.”
For more details on Innovation for Tomorrow’s work, please visit their site at www.tech4tomorrow.org.
11.28.2022. Williston. Innovation for Tomorrow