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Austin's Digital Inclusion Day at the Inaugural Digital Resource Fair

 

AUSTIN — May 13, 2016, marks Digital Inclusion Day in Austin, Texas.
 
To celebrate, Austin Free-Net is partnering with Skillpoint Alliance, Austin Community College, the City of Austin and Google Fiber to host the city’s first Digital Resource Fair from noon to 4 p.m. May 13 at ACC’s Highland Campus. The event is free and open to the public.
 
The Digital Resource Fair will highlight and demonstrate the vast array of online resources available to enhance the lives of Austin residents. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit with more than 20 community organizations; learn about computer classes and summer youth programs; and receive free one-on-one guidance on using Internet and computer services.
 
Exhibits at the fair will include the Boys and Girls Club showcasing its interactive photo booth using Makey Makey technology; Austin Independent School District helping parents with the district’s online resources; Austin Public Library demonstrating its virtual library and registering attendees for library cards; and much more. In addition, Austin Free-Net and Skillpoint Alliance will be giving away four desktop computers and 10 smartphones to a few lucky attendees.

For more information about the Digital Resource Fair, visit http://bit.ly/digitalresourcefair

 

WHO: Austin Free-Net, Skillpoint Alliance, the City of Austin, Google Fiber and Austin Community College

WHAT: A Digital Resource Fair to raise awareness within the Austin community of available online resources, featuring services from more than 20 community organizations, one-on-one guidance, and desktop and smartphone giveaways for attendees.
 
WHEN: Friday, May 13, 2016; 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
 
WHERE: Austin Community College: Highland Campus, 6101 Airport Blvd, Austin, TX 78752
 
WHY: To raise awareness of online resources and engage Austin residents to participate in the digital community.
 

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