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After a hopeful meeting with CTFC we are one step closer to grant approval and getting started on our ECC Connected project. the current objectives are:
1. By December 1, 2006, establish training partners – Brain Jams, SeniorNet, Eastmont Computer Center, and set up project management site.
2. By February 1, 2007, complete development of the training curriculum, tools and lead trainers. Identify potential community issues to integrate into the training and announce the training roll-out. In conjunction with ECC, begin identifying individuals to recruit to participate in the training program.
3. By April 1, 2007, coordinate the initial training of 30 seniors and 15 youth. Identify and coordinate the training process for 3 D-scribes (citizen journalists). D-Scribes will attend civic meeting and events to report on them.
4. By May 1, 2007, facilitate the trainee’s identification of a specific civic / legislative issue that they will focus their communication / outreach efforts on. Begin outreach and advocacy effort to the relevant local officials linked to the chosen issue.
5. By June 1, 2007, establish a plan and time frame for subsequent sessions to take place, including a participant debriefing session and a public event based around the chosen civic issue. Have a structure in place for Eastmont Computer Center to maintain the program.
6. By December 2007, 30 seniors and 15 youth are trained on and actively using web-based social networking and advocacy tools to participate in public debates and/or influence local public policy.
The City and County of San Francisco is developing a comprehensive Digital Inclusion Strategy in order to bridge San Francisco’s digital divide. We invite you to provide comment and feedback on the initial draft document:
The document outlines approaches that the City proposes to address the technology needs of its underserved residents including:
- free and affordable internet access
- affordable computers and equipment
- training and support
- relevant content and applications
We are soliciting initial feedback through November 11, 2006 and using that initial feedback to update the document for release by December . However, we welcome input throughout the process.
Comments can be sent to:
Digital Inclusion Programs
Dept. of Telecommunications and Information Services City and County of
875 Stevenson St., 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103