National Nonprofit Applauds Second Lady’s Work to Create Employment Solutions for Military Spouses

Oak Grove, Ky. (February 28, 2020) – Second Lady Karen Pence is visiting Fort Campbell today to highlight new efforts to create employment solutions for military spouses.  According to the Spouses Employment and Education 2017 Survey of Active Duty Spouses, military spouses face a 24 percent unemployment rate and a 25 percent wage gap compared to their civilian counterparts. “The …

Digital Works Non-Profit Helps Veterans, Military Spouses Find Jobs

Published by ClarksvilleNow FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – Digital Works, a Connected Nation initiative, will be opening a new facility in Fort Campbell, Ky that will help military spouses and veterans receive free job training and job placement for remote work opportunities. “Access to remote jobs is crucial for many military families, who often are required to relocate,” said Alex Zapetis, …

New Report: Expanding Broadband, Digital Skills Critical to America’s Future

by Jessica Denson, Communications Director Connected Nation Louisville, Ky. (November 21, 2019) – The Benton Institute for Broadband & Society recently released a report that calls broadband (high-speed internet) “the most transformative technology of our generation.” It can grow the American economy, empower workers, and strengthen communities. “For many Americans, lack of broadband access means having less opportunity than their …