Announcing the March Connect Chicago Meetup: Creating Pathways Between Training & Jobs

Building on last month’s Meetup discussion and previous community conversations, March’s Connect Chicago Meetup will be a collaborative Meetup about creating pathways from tech/digital skills training to entry level jobs. Event: Connect Chicago Meetup Date: Friday, March 31, 2017 Time:…

Announcing the February Connect Chicago Meetup: Business Skills Meet Digital Skills

At the next Connect Chicago Meetup, we’ll be exploring cases in blending business and entrepreneurial skill development with digital skills instruction. We’ll be highlighting programming from Greater Southwest Development Corporation as well as Alliance Labs. Event: Connect Chicago Meetup Date:…

January Connect Chicago DigiSeniors Community Call

It has been over 6 months since the release of DigiSeniors out of Microsoft Chicago. In that time, the program has achieved several milestones including 50+ trainers trained across Chicago as well as new partnerships with city agencies. In January, Connect…

Digital Inclusion Innovation in Chicago: Wi-Fi at Windsor Park

Windsor Park Lutheran Evangelical Church in Chicago’s South Shore is the home of a collaborative, community-based connectivity initiative. Along with Leave No Veteran Behind, Cambium Networks, and a neighboring local restaurant, the Church set up a Wi-Fi network —  something…