Literacy

KEYSPOTS Tech Sunday

Event Details
Date: 
June 23, 2013
Come enjoy an evening of praise and worship along with learning valuable skills for the digital world.

 

Philadelphia’s faith community and KEYSPOT have teamed up to bridge the digital divide. On June 23, 2013, the Church of Christian Compassion will open its doors for worship and to help people get connected online. "Tech Sunday" will feature gospel artists JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise and Maurette Brown Clark along with host Lonnie Hunter from Philadelphia’s inspiration and gospel radio station, Praise 103.9.

Comcast Offers Low-Cost Internet and Computers

Date: 
September 1, 2011

Tens of thousands of Philadelphia-area households could get low-cost computers and Internet service under a new program from Comcast.

When Comcast was seeking FCC approval of its acquisition of NBC Universal, the company committed to a program to help bridge the digital divide. The result is its Internet Essentials programs, which executive vice president David Cohen said is available nationwide to any family in a Comcast service area with a child eligible for free school lunches.

Author: 
Dave Davies
Source: 
WHYY News

One Day At A Time (ODAAT)

Location

2532 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19132
United States
215-226-7860
Fax: 
215-226-7869
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 8am–5pm
2532 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19132
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Mel
Wells
President
ODAAT is dedicated to serving low-income and homeless individuals in the Philadelphia area who are afflicted by addiction and HIV/AIDS. Our focus is on providing peer support and promoting healthy, positive lifestyles. ODAAT utilizes a community-based recovery model and support system, allowing people to recover in the same environment in which they became addicted.
Services provided: 
Addiction Recovery, Advocacy, Business/Entrepreneurship/Financial Literacy, Education - Adult, Food Bank, GED Preparation, Health, Health Issues Education, HIV/AIDS Prevention/Education, Job Training and Placement, HIV Medical Case Management

Explorers Sans Frontières

Location

2500 E. Oakdale Street
Philadelphia, PA 19125
United States
215-850-4743
Hours of Operation: 
Varies
2500 E. Oakdale Street
Philadelphia, PA 19125
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Ms.
Shonta
Collins
President

Explorer San Frontiers Event To build cultural connections one person and one community at a time. Our programs are designed to integrate travel with learning so that the exchange of knowledge is used to improve relationships among diverse cultures through personal communication, humanitarian projects and assistance, as well as through practical training and application of learned skills.

Services provided: 
Advocacy, Economic Inclusion, Education - Adult, Education - Youth, Health Issues Education, HIV/AIDS Prevention/Education, Mentoring, Neighborhood and Community Service, Literacy, Youth Development

Achieving Reunification Center (ARC)

Location

714 Market Street, Suite 500
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States
267-514-3500
714 Market Street, Suite 500
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Lorraine
McGirt
Director

To provide a one-stop center to assist parents in overcoming barriers toward family reunification.

Services provided: 
Health, Housing Counseling, Parent Education/Training, Job Training and Placement, Literacy, Violence Prevention