Category Archives: Internet Access

Pictures from the Community Technology Forum at Windsor Park Lutheran Church

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The Community Technology Forums are participatory design sessions aimed at understanding hyperlocal digital equity ideas, assets, and needs. Hosted in partnership with nonprofits and community anchor institutions in Chicago’s neighborhoods, these sessions will give residents an opportunity to articulate a vision for technology in their community. The forums will be facilitated by Professor Sheena Erete, Jessa…

Infographic: Connect Chicago in 2016

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Pictures from the Community Technology Forum at GSDC

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The Community Technology Forums are participatory design sessions aimed at understanding hyperlocal digital equity ideas, assets, and needs. Hosted in partnership with nonprofits and community anchor institutions in Chicago’s neighborhoods, these sessions will give residents an opportunity to articulate a vision for technology in their community. The forums will be facilitated by Professor Sheena Erete, Jessa…

Digital Inclusion Innovation in Chicago: Wi-Fi at Windsor Park

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This piece was originally posted on the Smart Chicago Collaborative blog.  Windsor Park Lutheran Evangelical Church in Chicago’s South Shore is the home of a collaborative, community-based connectivity initiative. Along with Leave No Veteran Behind, Cambium Networks, and a neighboring local restaurant, the Church set up a Wi-Fi network —  something to power job searches,…

Infographic: Internet & Computers in Chicago Homes 2013 – 2015

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An Infographic on Internet Access in Chicago

What is the state of at-home broadband adoption in Chicago? We analyzed the most recent American Community Survey data to understand the state of connectivity in Chicago: At-home broadband adoption is a pivotal piece of digital equity, but not the only piece. Currently there is no means to consistently measure gaps in digital skills, digital learning…