Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 2 2017 - 9:23pm
Twenty-five San Antonio teenagers earned laptops and Sprint hotspots after graduating from a two-day digital literacy training program on Aug. 1, 2017. The training was part of the ConnectHome Digital Literacy Passport Program  which is designed to help students in public housing get a lift across the digital divide. Watch a video from the graduation here:
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Nov 4 2015 - 11:56am
After dozens of local leaders donated time and ideas to launch ConnectHome and bring high-speed Internet to low-income families, San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor laid out the long odds and the tall challenge ahead. A child born in a poor census tract today "has less than a 1-in-20 chance of escaping poverty," Taylor told the group.