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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 […]


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 […]


Meet Tinesha: Techno-Woman

When single parent Tinesha Durr saw the posting for AFN’s Techno-Women program, she knew it was the right fit for her. She loves tinkering on computers and she wanted to pursue a career that would bring financial stability to her family. Tinesha is one of eleven women that received a […]


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Our 2014 – 2015 Annual Report

                            We are proud to present our 2014-2015 Annual Report! The program year has been one of profound growth for Austin Free-Net. Our focus has been on serving more under-connected citizens and strengthening our programs.  Here are our […]