Digital Bridge: Providing digital access to low-income job seekers during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Young person wearing a yellow shirt, jeans, boots, a medical face mask and a backpack sitting on exterior concrete steps typing on a laptop

October 13, 2021

The digital divide has long been recognized as a factor contributing to the economic marginalization of low-income communities, particularly Black, Indigenous, and other communities of color (BIPOC communities).1–7 The pandemic transformed the digital divide from a long-simmering issue to an immediate crisis as schools, training programs, and essential services rapidly moved from in-person to virtual…

Technology access & education for refugee women in Seattle & King County

April 29, 2021

This report is based on research we conducted in 2019 to understand the role of technology access and education for women who have arrived in Washington State as refugees. Our focus on women and technology stems from an interest in supporting and exposing services available to refugee women in the United States. The research, conducted…