Northstar Digital Literacy Program

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Northstar Digital Literacy – Oak Hill Collaborative is Here to Help! For those unaware, the Northstar Digital Literacy program is the gold standard for those looking to improve their technological skills. Whether it’s with computers, certain software, or just getting familiar with the keyboard and mouse. By utilizing this program Oak Hill Collaborative can not only tell you how much …

Letter from the Director – Thoughts On My Trip to the NDIA Net Inclusion Conference

Anthony Hake Uncategorized

“Recently, I had the privilege of attending the National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA) annual conference “Net Inclusion” in Portland, Oregon. Our 300 fellow digital champions attended from all over the Country – all knowledgable professionals dedicated to bridging the Digital Divide. These folks gave me constant inspiration, as well as access to numerous other mentors and advisors. NDIA is a …

Black History Month Events – What’s Going on at the Collaborative?

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Oak Hill Collaborative and Black History Month Events for 2022 When we’re not helping close the digital divide, having fun down in our Makerspace, or trying our best to get you the cheapest price on internet we can, Oak Hill Collaborative is known as a space for community engagement. This month is very important to us because not only are …

Oak Hill Collaborative – Digital Advantage Class Schedule

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For those who have been waiting patiently to see what classes are available, wait no longer! Below is a list of all of the computer classes we’ll be offering both on-site and off-site: Date/Time Description Location January 31st 2022, 4:00PM-5:00PM Computer Basics – Intro to Microsoft Word 2016 Oak Hill Collaborative February 4th 2022, 10:00AM-11:30AM (Español) Computer Basics – Intro …

Youngstown Community School Learns Raspberry Pi!

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Congratulations to 20 YCS students! Since December we’ve been working diligently with them to teach them the following topics each week: Week One – Converting Binary to Decimal and Back Again! Week Two – Learning the Parts of a Computer Week Three – Building the Raspberry Pi Computer Week Four – Learning Linux Commands Week Five – What is the …

Oak Hill Makerspace – A Bright Future for 2022

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Oak Hill Makerspace – Many Irons in the Fire! For those who haven’t attended recently, due to either the holiday or omicron concerns (both of which are valid reasons not to attend) we’ve been making some interesting changes to our Makerspace. If you haven’t been down recently, maybe word of some of these changes will entice you to start that …

Success with Our “Staying Safe in Cyberspace” Series

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Staying Safe In Cyberspace Workshop Series Was a Success! December 6th brought “Staying Safe in Cyberspace” to Oak Hill Collaborative. Many of us go about browsing or surfing the internet unaware of the perils that could befall a netizen. Likewise, there are also those who are cyberphobic, afraid to venture into the world wide web.   “Keeping Safe in Cyberspace” …

Digital Advantage Classes! January Schedule

Anthony Hake Uncategorized

For those of you who enjoyed your time here in our Learning Lab at Oak Hill Collaborative – we have good news! Starting January 3rd, we’ll be rerunning a lot of our Computer Basics classes, from turning the computer on to learning how to write a letter in Microsoft Word. If that wasn’t enough, we’ve also got plenty of workshops …

Letter From the Director – 2021

Anthony Hake Uncategorized

Happy Holidays to all our friends and contributors! Thanks to your generosity and support, the Oak Hill Collaborative has enjoyed an extremely successful year in 2021 and we are looking forward to another one in 2022. The pandemic has changed life as we know it and helped us realize how important Digital Equity and Digital Inclusion are in our increasingly …

Important Changes Coming to EBB: Introducing ACP!

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Big Changes Coming to How you Recieve Your Benefit After a long back-and-forth legislative battle, the Emergency Broadband Benefit is now an integral part of low-income assistance programs like SNAP, Medicaid, and others. With internet access finally being recognized as a need during the pandemic and just in everyday lives moving forward, the federal government signed the Infrastructure Investment and …