Austin Free-Net believes that access to the internet is imperative in the 21st century and beyond and those without the digital skills to use any digital device and specifically computers are at a disadvantage.
Those most affected by the digital divide are among the most under-served groups in the Austin community.
Many do not have computers or broadband connections in their homes.
The digital divide means they are unable to take advantage of economic and educational opportunities.
They offer Free Digital Literacy Training.
Mission statementFrom the website:
Our mission is to provide technology training and computer access to the community, fostering skills that enable people to succeed in the digital age.