Connected Nation’s digital training program to host a virtual ‘Digital Works Internet Safety Workshop’ on April 28

Published on: April 26, 2022

Fort Campbell, Kentucky (April 26, 2022) – Digital Works, a program developed by the national nonprofit Connected Nation (CN), is opening the door to remote employment opportunities for Kentucky residents and the Fort Campbell military community by providing in-demand digital skills training at no cost to participants. Those interested in learning more about internet safety are invited to join us …

Public safety agencies are using broadband in essential ways

Published on: April 14, 2022

Lansing, Michigan (April 14, 2022) – This week is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, when Americans recognize the 90,000 emergency operators, 911 dispatchers, and other communications experts who answer more than 240 million emergency calls per year. For many public safety agencies, broadband and communications tools that rely on high-speed internet are becoming an increasingly important part of their work. …

Get a job that moves with you: Digital Works now offering grant-funded digital skills and remote job placement services at no cost to participants

Published on: April 7, 2022

Fort Campbell, Kentucky (April 7, 2022) – Digital Works (DW), a program developed by the national nonprofit Connected Nation (CN), is offering digital skills training and job placement assistance to all Kentucky state residents, as well as Fort Campbell-area military-affiliated adults (spouses, veterans, and transitioning service members), at no cost to them thanks to funding provided by the Kentucky Statewide …

Broadband Solutions Manager shares lessons learned, connectivity tips

Published on: April 6, 2022

Sierra Sees celebrates one-year anniversary at Connected Nation with a trip down memory lane Fairview, Texas (April 6, 2022) — Confucius once said, “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” We’ve all heard that adage, but that’s truly how I feel as a member of the team at Connected Nation.  …

Digital Works program provides skills training and job placement assistance at no cost to area veterans, military spouses

Published on: February 14, 2022

Dependents, caregivers, and others in the military community who live in Kentucky and the Fort Campbell area are also eligible Fort Campbell, Kentucky (February 14, 2022) – Digital Works (DW), a program developed by the national nonprofit Connected Nation (CN), is showing some love this Valentine’s Day to the military community across Kentucky thanks to a grant from the state. …

Simple ways to learn how to use and navigate the internet

Published on: February 3, 2022

The internet is for everyone – don’t let your age be your barrier Montgomery, TX (February 3, 2022) – Having access to the internet can improve your quality of life by providing educational and job placement opportunities. In addition, many online applications offer an instant benefit, such as telemedicine, which allows access to medical care, and social media, which allows …

This holiday season, let’s sound the alarm on broadband access for all

Published on: December 9, 2021

While the pandemic drove some much-needed progress, 42 million Americans are still stuck in the Digital Divide Louisville, Kentucky (December 9, 2021) – One of my favorite holiday memories involves an alarm clock. Not just any alarm clock — an ugly, grey metal clock that you had to wind to set. It made this awful, and sometimes frightening ding, ding, …

Panelists announced for national conversation on the Digital Divide, free event to broadcast live from 3 US cities

Published on: October 7, 2021

20 years | 3 US cities | 1-of-a-kind event   Bowling Green, Ky. (October 7, 2021) – Connected Nation (CN) is marking 20 years of service in 2021 by hosting “A national conversation on the Digital Divide.” This one-of-a-kind, live event will take placeWednesday, November 17, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (eastern). Registration is free at cn20.org. Panelists will …

STUDY: Expanding broadband linked to economic growth

Published on: September 22, 2021

Bowling Green, KY (September 22, 2021) – For 20 years, Connected Nation has stressed the value of connectivity for families, businesses, and communities. When we say “Everyone Belongs in a Connected Nation,” that is more than a tagline. It is a reminder that at every level of society, the ability to access and use technology in meaningful ways can make …

20 years of connecting the nation: a national conversation on the Digital Divide

Published on: September 21, 2021

Bowling Green, Ky. (September 21, 2021) – Connected Nation (CN) is marking 20 years of service in 2021 by hosting a one-of-a-kind, live event that will air nationally from three US cities on Wednesday, November 17 from 11am to 3pm (eastern). Registration for the live event is free at cn20.org. “We have been focused on closing the Digital Divide for …