Digital Inclusion


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.) […]


Photo of Professor Herrera and AFN team

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 […]


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 […]


Youth Web Space Celebration

This year, AFN had the unique opportunity to teach the next generation of technology  developers – High School students.  Through a one year grant with the City of Austin’s Health and Human Services Department and partnership with the City of Austin’s Youth and Family Services department, we offered multiple six […]