Digital Equity: Dispelling Myths
Tech Goes Home has gathered extensive research to support and inform our work. Take a look at these common myths about technology access and get a glimpse of why we do what we do.
Everyone has internet access.
26% of adults with household incomes under $30,000 are “smartphone-dependent” internet users. This means they do not have an internet-connected computer at home and rely entirely on a smartphone for internet access.
Everyone has a computer.
Everyone knows how to use computers & the internet.
Training, Tools, & Access
In partnership with our network of over 130 community organizations, Tech Goes Home empowers the community members we serve to use the internet as a tool for pursuing educational opportunities, finding jobs, accessing healthcare, fulfilling their essential needs from home, and making their voices heard. We welcome you to join us in achieving our goal of ensuring that every Greater Boston resident has the skills, tools, and access to take full advantage of the internet and the opportunities it offers.