#FightTheDivide East

On Thursday we brought together organisations working in East Leeds to tackle digital inclusion in the area. We were joined by 15 local third sector organisations, local Councillors, and staff from Leeds Housing, Adults and Health, and Communities and Environment. This is the first of three workshops: there's still time to book a free ticket to the … Continue reading #FightTheDivide East

Monthly roundup: September 2018

This September we've been busy tablet lending, network building, community engaging, grant giving, difference making and movement building! Engagement We've been getting out and about this month, talking about digital inclusion to all sorts of potential partners. We've reached out at community organisations like Forum Central and Leeds Migration Partnership, public engagement events like the Refugees and Migrants … Continue reading Monthly roundup: September 2018

Fight the Divide – Local Network Launches

If you’re an organisation working on the front line, you’ve seen the impact of digital exclusion up close. There are too many that are struggling, and the gap in digital skills is getting wider. We know that helping people to become digitally included will bring wider social benefits. Improved digital skills help people be better … Continue reading Fight the Divide – Local Network Launches

Activation Grants available: deadline extended to 30th September 2018

Please note: This round of funding is now closed. A further round of funding will be available early 2019.   Leeds City Council and Good Things Foundation are working together to create the 100% Digital Leeds movement. 100% Digital Leeds is a cross-sector collaboration bringing together a wide range of organisations to work towards a shared … Continue reading Activation Grants available: deadline extended to 30th September 2018

Tablet Lending at St George’s Crypt

St George's Crypt are a Leeds charity working with the homeless, the vulnerable and those suffering from addiction. They offer their service users food, residences and showers, as well as advice and support. They have a range of social enterprises offering development and training opportunities to their homeless and vulnerable clients. St George's Crypt joined the Tablet … Continue reading Tablet Lending at St George’s Crypt

#AdventureBegins

Adventure Begins was a collaboration project led by Inclusion North, partnered with West Yorkshire Combined Authority, 100% Digital Leeds, and the LeedsBID digital initiative, Leeds Boost. The Journey Makers Adventure Begins event took place in Leeds on 3rd July and focused on addressing the barriers to travel for people with learning disabilities and/or autism.     This … Continue reading #AdventureBegins

The Post Office and Google Digital Garage Drop-Ins

In June, during Festival of Learning week, 100% Digital Leeds partnered with Post Office Broadband and Google Digital Garage to launch the first of six free digital drop-ins around the country aimed at helping boost people’s digital skills and confidence. The Post Office and Google Digital Garage Drop-Ins took place in the cities that were revealed to … Continue reading The Post Office and Google Digital Garage Drop-Ins

Events and Engagement

We're always looking for ways to get out into communities to raise awareness and promote the benefits of being online.  Here you can find out about 100% Digital Leeds events, the partnerships we've formed, and the people we've engaged with. Previous partners include Google, The Post Office, and Leeds Boost. If your organisation would like us to come … Continue reading Events and Engagement

Digital Champions

Digital Champions help us to reach the digitally excluded in their communities by advocating the benefits of digital, and signposting people to free training and support available across the city. Some Digital Champions might support people to access training too. Whatever being a Digital Champion means to you, we need your help to build capacity for sustainable digital inclusion. What … Continue reading Digital Champions

Tablet Lending

We have 150 iPads available for organisations to borrow to discover new ways of working to bridge the gap between those offline and those online. We know that helping non-users and limited users to become digitally included will bring wider social benefits: helping them to be better informed, more confident using online tools, and feeling more independent and … Continue reading Tablet Lending