Sunday, May 08, 2005

CTCNet - Want to car pool to Cleveland? Consider the event as this is the type of community development I'm interested in promoting.

Our community development efforts in Pittsburgh are too much about bricks and mortar projects. Little is done to teach people to read or how to use the net for effective living.

CTCNet: "CTCNet's 14th Annual Community Technology Conference will be held June 17-19 in Cleveland!

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Current Initiatives

Youth Visions for Stronger Neighborhoods
Engages youth in local community-building and decision-making, incorporating the tools and training commonly offered by community technology centers. Learn about the 2005 Youth Visions grantees.

Connections for Tomorrow Project
Supports organizations that serve youth and homeless people by providing grants towards organizational capacity-building and best practices development. Learn about the 2005 Connections for Tomorrow grantees.

The CTC VISTA Project has provided coordination, recruitment, training and support for more than 100 AmeriCorps*VISTAs who have been working in CTCs and organizations across the country.

America Connects Consortium
ACC is a partnership of Education Development Center, CTCNet, and the National Institute on Out-of-School Time at Wellesley College . Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, CTCNet has been a partner of ACC since its inception in 2000.

Access 2 Action
Explores ways to help bridge gaps between the fields of community technology and community development and increase the capacity of CTCs to become a force for positive social change at the community level

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