Digital Inclusion


Why connectivity is particularly crucial for the young, elderly

By Elizabeth Jeneault  |  April 29, 2018 @12:12 PM The discussion with Juanita Budd and Laura Donnelly continues. They share how not having access to the internet can have a negative effect on people’s lives, including the young and elderly. View on facebook: http://spectrumlocalnews.com/tx/austin/in-focus-shows/2018/04/29/why-connectivity-is-particularly-crucial-for-the-young–elderly-


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 […]


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Corporate Sponsor Highlight: IBM

Strategically planning for the future and funding programs are critical to the success of a non-profit organization. Thanks to the tremendous support of IBM over the past three years, Austin Free-Net is able to continue making an impact by providing needed digital inclusion services to the community. Through IBM’s contribution, […]