Category Archives: Newsletter

June 2018 Learning Circles Workshop Report

By Katherine Lato We were invited to attend the p2pu.org workshop in Kansas City since we had used their model for peer-to-peer training and written up our results in a white paper. The following is PBDD’s impression of the workshop … Continue reading

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April 2018 Net Inclusion Conference Report

Net Inclusion – NDIA 2018 By: Katherine Lato, Maryanna Milton, Barry Glicklich On April 17-19, we attended the 2018 Net Inclusion conference in Cleveland. The following notes are from the sessions/activities that PBDD attended, reflecting only a subset of the … Continue reading

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February 2018 Newsletter- Ontario Digital Inclusion Summit and C2SDK Partner Profile

Partner Profile: C2SDK In January, Katherine and I visited California, where we had the opportunity to visit several partners, including Computers to San Diego Kids, Human-I-T, and San Diego Futures Foundation. See here for our full partner profile of  C2SDK. We met … Continue reading

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December 2017 Newsletter

Our recent travels took us to western New York where we had a rewarding meeting with Renee Cerullo, President of Ed Tech. We were able to gain insight for a partner profile that is available at: pbdd.org/ed-tech-november-2017 As an all-volunteer organization based … Continue reading

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October 2017 Newsletter

We just released a new partner profile on Arzona Students Recycling Used Technology (AZStRUT) at  http://pbdd.org/partner-profiles thanks to board member Maryanna Milton. When possible, we like to include a visit with a partner profile, so hopefully, our travels will take us to … Continue reading

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June 2017 Newsletter

This newsletter is about the release of a white paper on fundraising, a new partner profile on Comp-U-Dopt, and updated web pages. Our fourth white paper, The Experience of Fundraising, published in June 2017, was based on a series of questions … Continue reading

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May 2017 newsletter – NDIA conference report

Katherine Lato, Maryanna Milton and Barry Glicklich of PBDD went to the National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA)’s conference in St. Paul, MN on May 16-17th. This was the second annual conference sponsored by NDIA. The Net Inclusion conference at St. … Continue reading

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December 2016 Newsletter – Partner Profile, White Paper, plans

This is the time of year when many families send out a wrap-up of their year, so here’s a bit of what we’ve been up to with PBDD. We released our third white paper, Computer Refurbishing Process, that presents an overview of … Continue reading

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October 2016 Newsletter – First Fund-raiser

PBDD teamed with the People’s Resource Center to present a night of food and laughter for fifty people on October 20th. We titled the event, ‘Laughing Matters,’ and PBDD board member Maryanna Milton ended the evening by thanking everyone and encouraging … Continue reading

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August 2016 Newsletter – Using a hotspot for broadband access

In July and August, PBDD experimented with two low-cost mobile broadband providers and we would like to share our experience and information about hotspot offers with our partners. Mobile Beacon and Mobile Citizen are non-profits which work with Sprint and their LTE network … Continue reading

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