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Austin Free-Net awarded $434,554.20 through ACE Grant Program

Austin Free-Net awarded $434,554.20 from Austin Community College, Texas Innovative Adult Career Education (ACE) Grant Program Accelerate is a FREE CompTIA certification program designed for low-income individuals. This program is great for those seeking a career as a Network Administrator. A $6,500 value, students selected to participate will receive a minimum of […]


Austin Free-Net Announces New Board Members

https://www.austinfree.net PRESS RELEASE (For Immediate Release) Austin Free-Net 2209 Rosewood Avenue Austin, TX 78702 (512) 236-8225 Austin Free-Net Announces New Board Members Austin, TX, September 29, 2017 — Austin Free-Net, a 501(c)( 3) nonprofit organization provides technology training and fosters skills that enable Austin area communities to succeed in today’s […]


Shock and Awe

They started arriving more than half an hour early.  Staffers Alix Potter and Emily Plunkett at Austin Free-Net (AFN) had no problems recruiting the first cohort for the Accelerate IT Certification Program. The program is a STEM workforce development initiative for those seeking training for entry-level network and computer system […]


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 […]