Connected Nation believes that states, communities, families, and individuals can realize great economic and social advantages when we accelerate broadband availability in underserved areas and increase broadband use in all areas – rural and urban alike.
Connected Nation is a leading technology organization, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, committed to bringing affordable, high-speed Internet and broadband-enabled resources to all Americans.
Connected Nation has various programs that assist in these efforts, including:
- Drive Your Learning portal – free online learning tutorials from across the web housed in one place. Driveyourlearning.org
- Connected Community Engagement Program – assesses a community’s technology standing, gathers the data and creates a Technology Action Plan to help the community chart their course to accelerating local technology access, adoption, and use, improving technology in schools, health care, economic development, and more. Connectmycommunity.org
- Digital Works – connects people to leading-edge customer support and IT jobs for global corporations. Digital Works offers a technology and client-services training program, along with continued mentorship toward opportunities for advanced IT careers. Graduates of the program can choose to work from home or from a Digital Works center. Since the program launch in Ohio in June 2013, more than 750 jobs have been secured. www.digitalworksjobs.com
Connected Nation is a §501(c)(3) organization, gifts to which are deductible as charitable contributions for Federal income tax purposes.