The Community Workshop Series (fondly called “CWS”) offers basic technology and computer classes at three local public libraries. Teachers are volunteers from UNC SILS, other departments at UNC, and the wider Chapel Hill community.
Durham County Public Library was the first free, tax-supported library in North Carolina. Their goals are to encourage discovery, connect the community and lead a celebration of literacy.
The City of Durham Neighborhood Improvement Services Department works to preserve and improve quality of life conditions for Durham residents, and to encourage active participation in neighborhood redevelopment and public policy and decision-making dialogue.
Durham Housing Authority seeks to engage the community at large in pursuit of becoming Durham’s leading affordable housing provider. Their focus is on families. We help them with the most basic need in life – shelter – but we don’t stop there.
Durham Tech is a growing institution in North Carolina, serving more than 18,000 students annually across seven campuses in Durham and Orange counties while also providing various online courses.
The Kramden Institute collects, refurbishes, and awards computers to students and families without computers in their home. They aim to inspire students to succeed by teaching them critical computer, software, and Internet skills. They also recycle and reuse donated computers and parts, extending their lives and reducing e-waste.
North Carolina Central University prepares students to become global leaders and practitioners who transform communities. Through its highly acclaimed and innovative programs, NCCU aims to enhance the quality of life of citizens and the economic development of North Carolina, the nation, and the world.
The TNVLC acts as a hub for the nonprofit community throughout the Triangle. Our programs provide monthly training and roundtables on best practices for nonprofits and include topics such as marketing, board development, financial practices, and resource development.
Triangle Ecycling is a triple bottom line business engaged in collecting, refurbishing and recycling computers and other electronics. We repurpose computers for good with the good being education and giving back to our community and the environment.