CTC Assistance

Allston Brighton CDC
VISTA Name: 
Chelsea Thompson
Program Start: 
Program End: 
Project Description: 

There are two primary long-range goals of this VISTA project. The first is to develop a sustainable network of computer resource providers in the neighborhood in order to help low-income residents bridge the digital divide. The second is to link technology training to local employment opportunities.

The VISTA member will perform the following takss:

- Assist with teaching computer classes

- Identify resources in local area for additional classes and training

- Recruit and train volunteers

- Provide Allston-Brighton Community Computer Collaborative members with information about resources available to them

- Develop outreach materials for marketing classes

- Assist with publicity for program

- Maintain database of class participants

- Develop relationships with area employers to assist class graduates with reaching computer-related employment goals

Transmission Project