TechSoup's latest online event: Bridging the Divides, Equal Access to the Internet.
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Announcing TechSoup's <http://www.techsoup.org> latest online event,
Bridging the Divides, Equal Access to the Internet.
How does the digital divide affect communities based on income, class, and
race? How does the digital divide extend to gender, sexual orientation,
gender identity, disability, and age? What role do technologies like
Internet blocking software and digital rights management play in the
digital divide? How can we overcome the obstacles posed by the various
aspects of the digital divide?
Join us the week of August 25- 29 in the Digital Divide Forum
as we discuss these questions and more.
*Class-based disparity in available technology
*The role race, ethnicity, and religion play in the digital divide
*Women and technology
*The impact of Internet blocking software on the lesbian, gay, bisexual,
*Access to technology for people with disabilities
This event will be hosted by Will Doherty, of Online Policy Group
<http://www.onlinepolicy.org/>. Co-hosts include Theeba Soundararajan of
Witness <http://www.witness.org/ > and Third World Majority
<http://www.thirdworldmajority.org/>, Art McGee of AntiRacismNet
<http://www.antiracismnet.org> and Media Justice Network
<http://www.mediajustice.org>, Jayne Cravens of United Nations Volunteers
<http://www.unvolunteers.org/>, Gwen Smith of Female to Male International
<http://www.ftmi.org/> and Gender.Org <http://www.gender.org/>, and Sharron
Rush of Knowbility <http://www.knowbility.org/>.
Susan Tenby, Online Community Manager, TechSoup.org.
435 Brannan Street, Suite 100, San Francisco, CA 94107-1234
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