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Community Technology Empowerment Project
The Community Technology Empowerment Project (CTEP) AmeriCorps
bridges the "digital divide" for new Immigrants and low-income communities
in Minneapolis and St. Paul. CTEP AmeriCorps members help youth and adults use technology to better access social, civic, educational and economic opportunities.
CTEP is currently filled for the 2014-15 program year. Check back on this website in March 2015 to learn about positions that begin Sept 2015 and complete Aug 2016.
CTEP AmeriCorps Members:
- Teach technology literacy at non-profits, community centers, and libraries
- Assess partner agencies' technology capacities and train staff on how to best use those capacities;
- Develop stronger volunteer bases through which agencies can extend programming and more adequately meet the needs of targeted communities;
- Develop culturally and linguistically appropriate informational websites and public service announcements (PSAs) that provide community members with access to critical resources and information.