[Libs-Or] PCs for People seeking library partners

WEIBLE Arlene * SLO Arlene.WEIBLE at slo.oregon.gov
Fri Jun 25 10:00:17 PDT 2021

Passing along this announcement that appeared in the latest Public Library Association newsletter ...

Join with PCs for People to connect community members

PCs for People<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT0xMDA5MDc3OSZwPTEmdT0xMDE4Nzg0MzE3JmxpPTg3NzMxMjcw/index.html> is a national nonprofit that promotes digital equity through device access, connectivity, and digital literacy and skills training. They serve individuals in need by providing affordable access to computers and the internet, as well as tech support and digital literacy training to empower people to use all the tools available to meet their goals for education, employment, and beyond.

PCs for People is seeking library partners to help facilitate technology distribution (computers and/or mobile internet hotspots) and digital literacy support. Distribution models can be structured in a variety of ways, from "curbside express" pop-up events to ongoing distribution partnerships, and they are happy to adapt to the unique situations of each community and organization. Contact McKinzey Manes at mmanes at pcsforpeople.org<mailto:mmanes at pcsforpeople.org> to learn more.

Arlene Weible, MLS (she/her/hers)
Electronic Services Consultant
Oregon Federal Regional Depository Coordinator
State Library of Oregon
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