WHITEHOUSE.GOV (Excerpt): Many Americans are missing out on the benefits of digital literacy; one in five Americans, roughly 62 million people, doesn’t use the Internet. Their reasons include not knowing how, lack of affordable access to computers and the Internet, and simply not seeing the value of being online…
One of my favorite stories was of a man who was laid off after 18 years with the same company. He knew he needed computer skills to get a new job but was embarrassed to ask his kids for help. He turned to the library where he got one-on-one digital literacy training, and shortly after he started his computer classes, he found a job.
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Jamie Hollier was recently honored as a White House Champion of Change for her leadership and commitment to libraries and museums around the United States.
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