[Libs-Or] Fwd: [DIN] Applications Open for 4 Digital Inclusion Fellows in Oregon
stephaniem at multcolib.org
Wed Nov 28 16:45:38 PST 2018
Calling public libraries in rural communities who want support with
developing their digital literacy program!
Great digital literacy opportunity below - Multnomah County Library was an
early recipient in of this grant and it led to the start of the Earn-a-Computer
partnership with Free Geek
<https://www.portlandoregon.gov/oct/article/688609> and other local
nonprofits. For this upcoming cohort, NTEN is specifically seeking
libraries and non-profits in rural communities.
*Public Training Librarian Technology, Small Business and Workforce
Multnomah County Library <http://www.multcolib.org/>
My schedule: M-F
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From: Leana Mayzlina <leana at nten.org>
Date: Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 2:28 PM
Subject: [DIN] Applications Open for 4 Digital Inclusion Fellows in Oregon
To: <digital-inclusion at googlegroups.com>
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(and apologies for doubling up for those who are also on the NDIA list).
We're excited to launch the application period
for the 5th cohort of our Digital Inclusion Fellowship! We have 11
openings across the US, 1 each in Austin, Charlotte, Raleigh-Durham, Salt
Lake City, and San Antonio; 2 in Cleveland; and *4 in Oregon (statewide)*.
This is the largest number of Fellows we've ever had in Oregon, and we're
so excited for the opportunity to do more digital inclusion work locally!
We are looking to fill at least half of the Fellowship slots with
organizations serving rural communities in Oregon, so please help us share
this announcement with your networks in Oregon, especially outside the
Launched in 2015 in partnership with Google Fiber, the Digital Inclusion
Fellowship builds capacity and leadership in nonprofits to bridge the
digital divides in their communities. Selected nonprofit staff join a
year-long, project based, professional development cohort. Fellows will
develop and implement ambitious project plans in order to increase
opportunities for adults in their communities to learn essential digital
skills, and will receive project grants of up to $1000 to help launch their
Please share this opportunity with any organizations or individuals you
think may be interested. You can also check out our application page
<https://www.nten.org/major-initiatives/dif/apply/>, where you can learn
more about the program, see the timeline and other program details, and
apply. Applications are open from now until December 20th, and candidates
will be interviewed on a rolling basis. Some positions may be filled
before the December 20th deadline.
Thank you for your interest and help in getting the word out. If you have
any questions about the program, please feel free to email me or register
for our Fellowship Q&A
*Leana Mayzlina* (pronouns <https://www.nten.org/about-nten/pronouns/>:
*Senior Digital Inclusion Manager, NTEN*
leana at nten.org
19NTC Early Bird ends December 7 so register today for the best rate
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