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Marco Campana

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A conversation with Tim Lockie about putting people before technology
Published on: October 10, 2022
Welcome to episode 34 of the Technology in Human Services podcast. In this episode I speak with Tim Lockie. Tim has developed a new way to ensure that nonprofits factor people in their technology plans and that's what we talk about in this conversation, along with a healthy dose of how and why you should become better at making decisions with your own data.
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Odin: Digital Inclusion in a Pandemic Situation (webinar recording)
Published on: October 6, 2022
In this May 13, 2022 webinar, presenters who previously worked with the Norwegian Labor and Welfare Administration and Oslo Municipality shared and discussed major learnings from the Odin project, a digital conversation and communication platform developed for immigrants with limited language and computer skills.
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We Were Here All Along - Canada's failed promise to immigrant women in STEM
Published on: October 6, 2022
TechGirls Canada (TGC), in collaboration with Prof. Nadia Caidi from the University of Toronto, conducted a two-year, Canada-wide analysis of the unique challenges visible minority and immigrant women face in finding employment in science, technology engineering and mathematics (STEM) occupations. Their report Workfinding and Immigrant Women’s Prosperity in STEM is based on the stories of 74 immigrant women across 13 provinces and territories. This video presents their stories in a poignant and direct way.
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Affordability & Trust: Tips for Impactful Digital Inclusion Work (webinar recording)
Published on: October 6, 2022
In this October 5, 2022 webinar panelists discuss the implications of EveryoneOn’s recent U.S. research (a 3-part series on broadband adoption among low- and lower-middle income households during the pandemic) and National Digital Inclusion Alliance's (NDIA) digital equity guides and toolkits, including an introduction to some new resources.
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Digital Inclusion 101 (webinar recording)
Published on: October 5, 2022
In this October 4, 2022 webinar, Pamela Rosales, National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA) training and community engagement manager, and Tsion Tesfaye, senior research and policy manager, lay the foundation for your digital equity knowledge.
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What is the default trajectory of humanity's relationship with technology?
Published on: October 4, 2022
I've joined Tech Stewardship's self-directed course and this week went through one question that I think is important for us all to reflect on: what is the default trajectory of humanity's relationship with technology? We're asked to rank where we are on a scale from 1 (pessimistic) to 10 (optimistic).
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Digital Inclusion week 2022
Published on: October 3, 2022
I'm going to spend the week writing and sharing information and articles about digital inclusion, with a focus on our sector. I'll share on my site and on LinkedIn, so let's chat there if you find what I'm sharing interesting. I encourage you to share what you or your organization is doing about Digital Inclusion.
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Assessing your digital skills, and your organization's digital maturity
Published on: September 28, 2022
Assessing and building Immigrant and Refugee-serving sector staff and organizational digital capacity is an important goal to move the sector forward as we build a strategic and practical hybrid service delivery model. I've posted many resources around digital literacy and digital inclusion that have come out of the UK. Here are 2 that I recommend you try out for yourselves.
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Playing with AI copywriting and video creation - we can’t ignore it any longer
Published on: September 25, 2022
Recently I wrote about tech we're not talking about in our sector. I’m hoping to explore many of these technologies. In this article I’m looking at  AI copywriting and video creation sites. There's a lot of potential, and things to think about here.
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