NEWS & EVENTS

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Norma from our Digital Literacy Center helps a customer learn new computer skills.
PCs for People customers now can get more than a low-cost computer and internet hotspot at our Saint Paul store. Since September we’ve been offering free training through our new Digital Literacy Center. Classes are hands-on and kept small so learners get the individual instruction most beneficial to their needs, according to Digital Training Manager George Xenos. By far the biggest demand has been for basic troubleshooting techniques, with more than 100 customers being trained

2018 Blandin Broadband Conference Logo
This past week our Director of Partnerships and Programming, Madeline, attended the Border to Border Broadband Conference in Brainerd, MN. The annual conference, hosted by the Blandin Foundation, focuses on ensuring that all Minnesotans, no matter their geographical location, have access to high-speed, reliable broadband internet. The conference focused on the approaches rural MN communities are taking to ensure their residents and businesses are able to thrive with the assistance of broadband. We heard from

PCs for People's Rob Schneider distributes a computer.
Media Advisory FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 30, 2018   Austin, Texas — On Friday, Oct. 19, Bridging the Gap, a national digital inclusion program, distributed computers and internet service low-income elementary and middle school students in Austin. The computers were distributed in partnership with the Austin Independent School District and the City of Austin. Bridging the Gap is a nonprofit-led initiative of PCs for People and Mobile Beacon that helps community anchor institutions such as

Aaron Berke photographed in the tech area
With new recycling partners choosing to provide PCs for People Denver with their e-waste, we’ll be able to keep our warehouse open longer and provide even more technology to low-income residents in Colorado. The PCs for People warehouse located on Lipan St in Denver is the staging location for everything that comes in and goes out. Donations, pickups, supplies, shipments and equipment all come through the warehouse for sorting and selection for transfer to our nearby

Richard stands outside our Cleveland store
  Our Cleveland store has served our one hundredth and one hundred and first customers! Richard (pictured above) and Carlton (see below) visited our location at 6005 Francis Ave to pick up some technology. The store has been open since October 9th, 2018 and hit this momentous landmark on Tursday, October 23rd. Congratulations to our Cleveland Executive Director Bryan Mauk and his team: Tiffany, Andrea, Amanda and Alexis!