KEYSPOT Grants Awarded to Develop High Quality Digital Literacy Trainings, Increase Access to Adult Educational Services
KEYSPOT is a network of public, private, and nonprofit organizations that provide technology, training and other opportunities through community-based public access centers. KEYSPOT is dedicated to improving educational, economic and social outcomes for all Philadelphians through technology.
The KEYSPOT advisory committee, led by Diane C. Inverso, Executive Director, Office of Adult Education and including members from each of the KEYSPOT lead partners atthe Office of Innovation and Technology, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation and Drexel University, has awarded six grants to non-profit organizations within the KEYSPOT network for Fiscal Year 2017.
"KEYSPOT plays a vital role in Philadelphia's communities," said Inverso, "providing numerous neighborhoods access to the Internet and promoting digital proficiency."
The new awards will fund these KEYSPOT to act as demonstration sites responsible for developing high quality trainings to increase digital literacy, workforce readiness and adult educational attainment across Philadelphia. The sites will also develop partnerships to enhance use of City services and resources by increasing awareness, adoption and usage by KEYSPOT participants.
The FY 2017 Non-profit KEYSPOT awardees are:
- Congreso de Latinos Unidos
- Diversified Community Services - Dixon House
- Lutheran Settlement House
- People's Emergency Center
- Philadelphia FIGHT
- Philadelphia OIC