Thousands of adults in Leeds lack basic digital skills. A lack of digital skills can have a huge negative impact on a person’s life, and it’s those who are already at a disadvantage – through age, income, disability, unemployment, or education – that are most likely to be digitally excluded.
Leeds Libraries and Good Things Foundation – the UK’s leading digital inclusion charity – are working together to create 100% Digital Leeds, a cross sector collaboration ensuring everyone in the city has the digital skills they need.
We know that helping people to become digitally included will bring wider social benefits. Improved digital skills help people be better informed, pay less for things, be more employable, feel more independent, be less isolated, and live better, easier, longer lives.
We want everyone to understand how digital would benefit them, be able to gain the skills they need to make the most of digital, and get connected.
Join the 100% Digital Leeds movement and we can give you the tools to help your service users take their first steps with digital. You know your service users and we can support you to form an approach that recognises their motivations to get online and make the most of digital.
We can’t do this alone: we need your help to fight the digital divide. Join the 100% Digital Leeds movement.