CFG's vision is 'Building Communities Through Digital Inclusion'. Its mission is ensuring that all individuals living in poverty have both the access and skills to use information and communication technologies so they can participate in and benefit from our growing information-based society. Achieving its mission is critical for both the economic vitality and the social stability of Kansas City.
Connecting For Good follows a three pronged strategy of connectivity, hardware, and trainingoffering low cost internet connection service and discounted refurbished computers along with a variety of free digital literacy training classes to low-income residents, non-profits, and community centers serving urban core neighborhoods characterized as the 'digital divide'.CFG is a sub-site of the Literacy KC VISTA Program. The Literacy KC VISTA Program seeks to address illiteracy through a concentration on traditional literacy as well as health literacy, financial literacy, and digital literacy. The VISTA members and organizations that participate in the Literacy KC VISTA Program take a holistic, collaborative approach to literacy, building the organizations' capacity to serve their clients, and addressing poverty in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
Permits attendance at school during off hours, Car recommended, Permits working at another job during off hours. Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development, Technology, Community Outreach, Education, Homelessness. Skills :
Communications, Fund raising/Grant Writing, Team Work, General Skills, Writing/Editing, Community Organization, Education, Computers/Technology, Recruitment.