Digital Inclusion Initiative
If you’re looking for ways to get involved as a voluneteer in the DC tech community, one of your first stops should be the Connect DC Digital Inclusion Initiative.
Created by the Office of the CTO, they provide free computer training, a mobile tech lab, and other resources to DC residents. They’ve teamed up with EveryoneOn to help residents obtain low cost and affordable ways to get online. Volunteers can help host events or volunteer to help with event registration, public speaking, and more.
Connect DC is run out of the DC Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO). The building also houses the DC Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA), and the District of Columbia Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH), and a public art collection.
The Connect DC Digital Inclusion Initiative was created by the Office of the CTO to help DC residents obtain access to affordable computers, computer education, and internet.