The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network invites the community to #LearnSomethingNew this Digital Learning Day, Thursday, February 22, 2018, with a Pop-Up Digital Coach at the Florence Williams Public Library on St. Croix from 12 noon to 4:45pm. Visitors will be able to stop by to receive a copy of the 2018 edition of the viNGN Internet Starter Kit, and download free skills training from GCFLearnFree to use on a personal computer even without Internet. Continue reading
As the United States Virgin Islands and our neighboring sister islands begin the long road to recovery following these major tropical weather events, our patience, strength and perseverance will be tested. Psychologically, we may be drained. Our physical infrastructure has taken a severe beating – homes, businesses, communications, institutions, the very roads that we travel.
Our routines and emotional touchstones have been pushed out of alignment – the lack of modern conveniences that help us go about our days and nights, uncertainty of the future, educational and professional challenges. Many are still shell-shocked from the trauma of the storms themselves, in addition to being the caretakers to young ones, aging parents, family, friends or persons with special needs. Most tragic of all, there are those who are also struggling with the loss of a loved one during the course of these recent catastrophes. Words cannot express the depth of our condolences to these families and friends. Continue reading