Field Reports

Notes from the Digital Inclusion Corps

PCs for People

The idea for PCs for People came about when Andy Elofson was a social worker in Blue Earth County, Minnesota. He gave one of his clients a computer the county wasn’t using anymore, and the young man was able to start a business creating websites for local businesses....

Learning E-rate Pt.2

My education in E-rate continued as I spoke to professionals who had worked for the FCC and state libraries where their job was to help communities work through the E-rate system. It amazed me that someone could spend an entire career working to sort through the...