The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is one of 18 organizations nation-wide selected by
Google Fiber to host a Digital Inclusion Fellow for a year! For many
years, the Library's been a key component of the Charlotte's strategy for
ensuring everyone has access to the Internet, and I'm excited we have this
position to help work on digital inclusion as Charlotte becomes a
Gigabit City for home Internet access.
someone who would be great in this grant-funded position? Share this link so they can
apply! Move quickly though, position closes June 10th. A great
opportunity for someone passionate about ensuring no-one is left behind as
Charlotte becomes city where bandwidth is plentiful, inexpensive and
available to all - a key factor in improving economic mobility.
Digital Inclusion Fellowship is a one-year program that will recruit emerging
leaders from digitally divided communities to work towards increasing digital
literacy and broadband adoption in their cities. This group of leaders will be
trained on best practices of digital inclusion work and community mobilization.
Fellows will participate as a cohort nationally in trainings, attend local and
national events, and serve as advocates for digital inclusion. Each Fellow will
work with a local City Host organization to address local barriers to digital