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Welcome New AFN Staff Members Zan and Vanessa

We want to introduce you to two of our new team members Zan Sabatini and Vanessa Burnette.  Zan, an AmeriCorps member, joined our training department in September. He will be teaching Adult Basic Education (ABE) and digital literacy at the Austin Research Center for the Homeless.  Before coming to AFN, […]


Digital Inclusion Day Connects Austin

With the reading of a proclamation from the Mayor’s office, Mayor Pro-Tem Kathie Tovo officially kicked off Digital Inclusion Day on Friday, May 13. It was an exciting day for digital inclusion. We want to again thank our, sponsor Google Fiber, event partners the City of Austin, Austin Community College, and Skillpoint […]

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AFN Launches Data Dashboard

What impact is AFN making on the community? Thanks to the extensive work of students from the University of Texas and Google’s Community Leadership Program, we now have an online Data Dashboard that shows viewers the impact we make every day, in real time. View the site Dashboard. AFN had the […]


Digital Bytes II: Broadband Access Programs

AFN offered a second byte of Digital Inclusion information on April 22 with our new lunchtime speaker series, Digital Bytes. Four community leaders from the corporate and nonprofit arena shared insights about broadband access programs. The panel discussed challenges and solutions to connect the community.  In keeping with the broadband […]