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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Education

Mission: Community Technology Network unites organizations and volunteers to transform lives through digital literacy. Community Technology Network works with a variety of organizations across the San Francisco Bay Area to close the digital divide. CTN provides a range of services to address technology related issues faced by underserved communities. Our services include program planning, staff training, volunteer training, fund development, community outreach and evaluation support. Our partners include housing developments, senior centers, social service agencies and other community-based organizations. Learners gain skills essential to full participation in our 21st-century society such as how to access public services online, job-searching techniques, online education, and interacting with others online safely. Additionally, users are able to stay connected to family and friends around the world.

Geographic areas served: San Francisco

Programs: Computer center services: ctn offers a range of low-cost sustainable computer services that can strengthen the capacity and educational impact of computers and nonprofits. The classes cover basic and intermediate computer skills, digital photography and social media classes.

tech teach-in: a one day technology training event that brings together corporate employees and nonprofit professionals for knowledge and skills transfer.

ready set connect: equips high school and college students from the most disadvantaged neighborhoods in san francisco and oakland with job and leadership skills essential for employment in today's job market.

Community Stories

1 Story from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

craig newmark

Volunteer

Rating: 4

People in underserved communities sometimes need a hand with technology, and these guys are her to provide that.

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Advisor

Rating: 5

These guys provide serious tech help for underserved communities.