aSTEAM Village is a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ConnectHomeUSA Stakeholder
HUD ConnectHomeUSA is a HUD EnVision Center Initiative
COMMUNITY OUTREACH AND ENGAGEMENT
BROADBAND, DIGITAL ECONOMY, AND ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT
Broadband equity and connectivity are essential in community infrastructure
Digital KC Connect is a HUD ConnectHomeUSA and HUD Envision Center Digital Community and Tech Workforce Initiative
Nov. 18th KC Region Digital Equity Workshop
Oct. 28th Broadband Data Walk
Through ConnectHomeUSA and Community Broadband Networks
community partners and organizations come together for a community learning model that informs people on how to use the internet as a key tool to improving lives: access to healthcare and education, enhancing business performance, and raising the area’s median household income. The ability to utilize the internet affects people’s access to education, career opportunities, remote work, public health information, and up-to-date news and therefore is an important part of this program.
works with community partners to create digital connect community programs that will hire, train and mentor a workforce from the community to create knowledge workers locally in the community. In fact, aSTEAM Village’s RedTails program is an essential component of the digital workforce team. A knowledgeable population has greater earning capabilities, financial stability, and public health outcomes. Developing a talent base of technically trained citizens of your community, means the community will lead the charge of education, healthcare and workforce development for the participation in the 21st Century economy.