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Our Programs

Local organizations operate a number of programs to support the use of digital technology in the five Smart Communities. Each listing includes a short description of how the program works and they key contacts in each of the neighborhoods.

Smart Community Tech Trainings

A few hours of training with an accomplished teacher can open up a lifetime of opportunities. If… Continue

    FamilyNet Centers

    Each FamilyNet Center is a convenient neighborhood resource designed to help local residents make… Continue

      Business Resource Networks

      The five Business Resource Networks (BRN) are a free resource that assist local companies to grow… Continue

      Community Portals

      Each of the five Smart Communities has its own community portal, with information posted by local… Continue

        Digital Youth Network

        The Digital Youth Network provides structured mentorship and training in new-media tools to… Continue

          Digital Youth Summer Jobs

          The Digital Youth Summer Jobs program provides teens in the five Chicago Smart Communities with… Continue

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