Leslie Hay


AFN Executive Director Selected as Judge for Digital Inclusion Leadership Award

Next Century Cities is excited to announce that Juanita Budd, AFN’s Executive Director is selected as one of nine judges for the 2017 Digital Inclusion Leadership Awards. The judges represent a variety of backgrounds and perspectives, including public interest groups, research organizations, and digital inclusion and broadband experts. The Digital Inclusion Leadership […]


Save the Date! May 8-13, 2017

Celebrate Digital Inclusion Week, May 8-13, 2017! The week is an opportunity to raise awareness about digital inequities and nationwide efforts to close those gaps from California to the Carolinas. Throughout the week, organizations across the nation, including Austin Free-Net, will host digital inclusion events (i.e. trainings, device donation drives, etc.) […]


AFN Welcomes International Visitor

“I want to learn more about the people behind the data about digital inclusion. How is access and digital literacy helping people in the U.S.?”–Hiram Herrera Information Technology professor, Hiram Herrera from the Universidad Politécnica de Victoria, Mexico visited Austin Free-Net, February 13 – 16, 2017 to learn more about […]

Photo of Professor Herrera and AFN team

AFN Awarded Mozilla Gigabit Fund Grant

            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Leslie Hay / leslie.hay@austinfree.net   Austin Free-Net Selected as One of 19 Mozilla Gigabit Community Fund Grantees Austin, Texas (January 27, 2017) – Austin Free-Net, an Austin-based nonprofit organization focused on providing adults digital literacy training and Internet access, has […]