Digital Champions – Bringing a Digital Inclusion and Equity Initiative to the Canadian Settlement Sector
As part of the ACS-Metropolis Institute's Envisioning the Future of the Immigrant Serving Sector project the Digital Champions pilot will bring this Digital Inclusion and Equity initiative to the Canadian Settlement Sector.
SDG Digital Inclusion Framework (2020)
This report provides commentary and recommendations on how the City of Toronto’s digital inclusion and digital equity initiatives can align to help accelerate progress towards UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Dimensions of Digital Inclusion: A Review of Research and Practice, Part 2 (2021)
This report offers insights on programs designed to increase digital inclusion, through a dual focus on digital literacy and on options to make services more affordable.
Digital Inclusion of Refugees Resettling to Canada: Opportunities and Barriers (2021)
This report looked at the opportunities and limitations of digital tools in the Organization for Migration (IOM) Canadian Orientation Abroad Programme's (COA) Pre-Departure Orientation Training for refugees coming to Canada.
Digital Inclusion 101 (webinar recordings)
COVID 19 has shed a light on Digital Inclusion and brought many new fields, practitioners, and activists to the community. Digital Inclusion practitioners have been working to end the digital divide for decades, creating their own community, definitions, resources, and gaining knowledge of what works and doesn’t. Digital Inclusion is a multifaceted issue that takes time to understand.
Valuing equity first - digital exclusion, inclusion, and literacy
Yesterday I co-presented with Jennifer Chan from the Department of Imaginary Affairs at the The Regional Diversity Roundtable's conference Centering Diversity for Workplace Equity: Imagining Collective Futures. Our focus was on valuing and centering equity in digital transformation. We had a rich, nuanced, and interesting discussion with participants and I wanted to share my part of the presentation here.
Inclusion by design: Creating digital identity solutions that work for all (webinar recording)
In this September 23, 2021, Alan Turing Institute webinar, Louise Maynard-Atem, Research Lead at Women in Identity shares her view on the importance of inclusion, when establishing an identity system for a thriving digital economy.
Digital Equity: How Will Rapid Digitization Impact Migrant and Refugee Inclusion? (webinar recording)
I was honoured to be asked to participate in the recent MPI Europe conference Social Innovation for Refugee Inclusion (SI4RI): Sowing Innovation in the Cracks of Crisis.