Category Archives: Events

Voices From the Lab: TFA and Partner Combine Computer Class and Community

Young and older students alike gathered at Mission Milby Community Development Corporation (MMCDC) on October 24, 2012 to celebrate: they had just earned new desktop computers, complete with mouse and keyboard. They are graduates of MMCDC’s first Adult Serve & … Continue reading

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Voices From the Lab: Austin Free-Net Goes Ivy!

Austin Free-Net is turning blue – blood that is.  We have been chosen by 11 students from Princeton University for a civic engagement project.  Proud Princeton Tiger Senior, Eric Donado, told our Executive Director, Juanita Budd that their focus will … Continue reading

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Voices From the Lab: Shelecia’s Busy Broadband Across Texas Week

From a Program Specialist Perspective Broadband Across Texas Week brings youth, unique needs to centers By Shelecia, program specialist for Technology For All On Monday, July 30th, South Union Community Development Center celebrated “Broadband Across Texas ‘Push Week’ Kick-off Celebration” … Continue reading

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Texas Connects Coalition Announces Skype Free Video Calling Around the World at Bastrop Public Library

Texans Invited to Learn. Click. Do. SMITHVILLE – July 23, 2012 – The Texas Connects Coalition (TXC2) announced today that Skype free video calling is coming to the Bastrop Public Library. TXC2 is sponsoring a community open house with refreshments … Continue reading

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TXC2 Announces “Broadband Across Texas Week”!

 TEXAS CONNECTS COALITION ANNOUNCES  “BROADBAND ACROSS TEXAS WEEK” Texans Are Invited to Learn. Click. Do. Champions of digital equality and literacy, Texas Connects Coalition (TXC2), proclaims July 30 through August 3 to be “Broadband Across Texas Week.”  A nonprofit partnership … Continue reading

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Voices From the Lab: Giving Back in the Lab

Irvin and Francisco, both aged 19, are regulars at the Mission Milby Community Development Center (MMCDC), a local nonprofit in a Houston neighborhood rife with low incomes and lower educational attainment called Pecan Park. Both boys have lived this community, … Continue reading

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AFN + Juneteenth = FUN!

Yesterday our friends at Austin Free-Net (AFN) took a break from their regular activities to participate in the Juneteenth Freedom Run/Walk parade that rolled down just outside of their offices at the DeWitty Center on Rosewood.

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The Right Click – April 2012 Austin Free-Net

Please enjoy the wonderful monthly newsletter from Austin Free-Net, The Right Click. http://www.austinfree.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/The-Right-Click-April-2012-Newsletter.pdf

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Bastrop Computer Classes See Growth in Size, Offerings

Recent free computer literacy classes are having a very positive impact on the Central Texas community of Bastrop, notes Bastrop Public Library Assistant Director Sheilah Kosco. The library recently received new computers, software, and training through the Texas Connects Coalition … Continue reading

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New La Grange Computers Lead to Less Waiting, More Use

Fayette Public Library Director Kathy Carter is excited about three recent additions at her facility. In December 2011, Texas Connects Coalition member Technology For All (TFA) installed new computers and software at the La Grange, Texas location. The new hardware … Continue reading

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