Affordable High-Speed Internet Comes to Westlawn Gardens

May 4, 2022

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin — Nearly 1,000 households in the Westlawn Gardens community will have access to affordable high-speed internet. With support from the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM), and Microsoft, PCs for People built a 4G LTE tower to provide internet access to residents at an affordable cost … Read More

How to actively support digital equity in the workplace

April 18, 2022

This guest blog post was written by Claire Hegstrom, Social Impact Strategist at Alliant Credit Union. Thank you to Claire and the Alliant team for this valuable insight and recommendations for supporting digital inclusion in the workplace.  The National Digital Inclusion Alliance defines digital equity as a condition in which … Read More

An Important Update About the Emergency Broadband Benefit

December 21, 2021

Starting Dec. 31, 2021, the current Emergency Broadband Benefit program by the FCC will transition to the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP). This change comes after the passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act on Nov. 15, 2021. Overall, this is great news! While EBB was meant to be a … Read More

PCs for People’s 2021 Impact

December 2, 2021

What a year! Thank you to all who supported our mission and organization this year. 2021 was an interesting year, to say the least, one that came with no shortage of challenges. We continued to grow this year, working to increase our impact in all existing markets, as well as … Read More

Thank You

November 25, 2021

Today, we’d like to say “thank you.” Thank you to our dedicated team members who work every day to fulfill our mission of providing devices, internet, and education to all.   Thank you to our generous donors who believe and invest in the power of our model to solve the … Read More

PCs for People St. Paul is Awarded MOHR’s Outstanding Disability Employer Award

November 17, 2021

(This post is adapted from the Minnesota Organization for Habilitation and Rehabilitation (MOHR) website award announcement here.) To recognize the valuable role that organizations play in employing people with disabilities, the Minnesota Organization for Habilitation and Rehabilitation (MOHR) announces 11 winners for its Fifth Annual Outstanding Disability Employer Awards. They … Read More