Partner profile: Leeds International Piano Competition and Be Caring

Through partnership working with Leeds International Piano Competition (LIPC) and Be Caring the 100% Digital Leeds team developed an arts and culture digital inclusion offer that aimed to address the digital inclusion need in care by: A live tea dance and a series of curated piano recitals were produced and made available to care settingsContinue reading “Partner profile: Leeds International Piano Competition and Be Caring”

Tackling data poverty in partnership with Good Things Foundation

In September 100% Digital Leeds hosted two events sharing the city’s approach to tackling digital poverty, as part of Leeds Digital Festival. Across the two events attendees from almost 90 organisations found out more about Leeds’s approach to gifting data, and how they can play a role in supporting more Leeds residents to access free data.Continue reading “Tackling data poverty in partnership with Good Things Foundation”

Creative digital opportunities for care residents

The Arts in Care Digital Programme, curated and facilitated by 100% Digital Leeds, is a safe and supportive space for older people in care to experience culture with a digital element. Whether that be taking part in a virtual drumming session, an online chair based gentle movement class, dialling into a comedy opera session orContinue reading “Creative digital opportunities for care residents”

Get Online Week 2023

Organisations across Leeds are running a series of in-person digital support sessions and events across Leeds for Get Online Week, Good Things Foundation’s annual digital inclusion campaign. Here’s a run down of some of the events taking place across the city. Older People’s Digital Inclusion Network event: 100% Digital Leeds and Leeds Older People’s ForumContinue reading “Get Online Week 2023”

Digital inclusion in the York Road area

In April 2023 100% Digital Leeds appointed a Digital Inclusion Officer to build community capacity to support digital inclusion for improved health participation in the York Road Local Care Partnership (LCP) area, with the support of NHS Health Inequalities Funding. The role is hosted by The Old Fire Station and matrix managed by 100% Digital Leeds, using ourContinue reading “Digital inclusion in the York Road area”

Digital inclusion in Woodsley and Holt Park

In July 2023 100% Digital Leeds appointed a Digital Inclusion Officer to build community capacity to support digital inclusion for improved health participation in the Woodsley and Holt Park Local Care Partnership (LCP) area, with the support of NHS Health Inequalities funding. The role is hosted by Better Leeds Communities (BLC), and matrix managed byContinue reading “Digital inclusion in Woodsley and Holt Park”

University research project on digital service delivery

The 100% Digital team are working closely with researchers from Leeds Beckett University’s (LBU) Centre for Health Promotion Research (CHPR) on a pioneering research project: A hybrid future? A mixed-methods study to explore how voluntary and community sector organisations could combine in-person and digital service delivery for adults with learning disabilities and/or autistic people. TheContinue reading “University research project on digital service delivery”

Partner profile: Burmantofts Senior Action and Accenture

Burmantofts Senior Action have formed a partnership with Accenture, who have been helping them with skills and capacity as part of their Corporate Social Volunteering scheme. The partnership was formed in June 2023, when 100% Digital Leeds, Leeds Community Foundation, Voluntary Action Leeds, and Leeds Digital Ball worked together to convene a roundtable discussion toContinue reading “Partner profile: Burmantofts Senior Action and Accenture”

Creating new cross-sector partnerships to support digital transformation

100% Digital Leeds is working with Voluntary Action Leeds and Leeds Community Foundation to explore how businesses in Leeds can support the digital skills and capacity of the city’s third sector. Community organisations have expressed the need for help with capacity to support digital inclusion, and specialist tech skills to support the sector’s digital transformation.Continue reading “Creating new cross-sector partnerships to support digital transformation”

Be Online Stay Safe (BOSS) project update

The Be Online Stay Safe (BOSS) project is a partnership between Leeds Older People’s Forum (LOPF) and 100% Digital Leeds. With the support of the DCMS Media Literacy Programme Fund the project aims to overcome the digital inclusion barriers older people in diverse communities face to accessing media literacy, tackling challenges set out in the DCMSContinue reading “Be Online Stay Safe (BOSS) project update”