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AARP (American Association of Retired Persons)
The AARP website is an active news network that provides a series of helpful articles on basic digital literacy and computer tips. In addition to digital literacy resources, AARP also published news stories relevant to older adults from all walks of life including BIPOC and queer communities.
DigitalLearn.org is an online hub for digital literacy support and training operated by the Public Library Association. They offer free prerecorded courses on basic digital literacy skills, such as using a computer, navigating a website, and searching. Modules are video-based with narration, typically 6 to 22 minutes long, and written in plain language.
The GFCGlobal program offers free tutorials and self-paced courses to teach essential technological skills to live and work in the 21st century. Courses and tutorials cover topics such as Microsoft Office, computer and internet basics, email, etc.
Technology for Tomorrow is a Vermont-based non-profit organization that provides education and advocacy to empower individuals and organizations with accessible technology and digital literacy education. Many of their free online courses are geared towards older adults, though they also offer programs for other demographics looking to improve their digital literacy skills.
SeniorNet offers resources and support for both individual tech learners and organizations. For individual older adults, SeniorNet offers networking services and events to keep seniors connected to each other in addition to tech support and connections to other resources. For senior-focused organizations, SeniorNet helps with digital capacity building and connections with discounted software and other resources. Users must make an account to access.
Generations online provides easy, fast, and free digital skills for elders. They provide device training and general digital/online skills training for both institutions that serve seniors and individual seniors and caregivers.
The Electronic Recycling Association donates devices to non-profit organizations, charities, educational institutions and care facilities.
The GSA network launched 'Virtual GSAs in Action: Digital Organizing Toolkit. It was inspired by trans and queer youth activists, GSA club advisors, educators, and grassroots organizations in the US. This resource is a useful tool for strengthening community ties during the global pandemic