Through the K-12 Digital Divide Program,
Brevard Family Partnership Community Partnership for Children
- Family Integrity Program
Family Support Services of North Florida
- Heartland For Children
- Kids First of
Florida Kids Central Inc.
"The COVID-19 pandemic revealed challenges amongst vulnerable populations, like children in foster care facing issues with access to internet and computer equipment," said
The Digital Divide refers to the economic, educational, and social inequalities between those with internet access and those without. For children in foster care who may experience additional challenges in education, researchers suggest that online technology can be a tremendous advantage in this area. This Digital Divide has been especially prevalent and impactful during the COVID-19 pandemic, as computers and internet access have been required for everyday tasks from attending school to visiting the doctor, which could ultimately impact the youth's overall health and wellness.
"On behalf of all of us at
"I am so thankful for the partnership with
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