Become a Digital Equity Champion!

Digital Equity Champions are individuals, organizations, agencies, and other groups who work directly with low-income people and have committed to provide information about low-cost Internet service, devices, and digital literacy resources as part of their service offerings. This initiative is a key component of EveryoneOn’s efforts to connect all people in America.

Join the Movement

EveryoneOn recently launched a new initiative to help reach our goal of connecting one million people to the power of the Internet by 2020. This initiative engages diverse organizations across the country to increase access to low-cost Internet service, discounted priced computers and devices, and digital literacy resources.

We call these organizations Digital Equity Champions and we invite you to join us in this new initiative.

Please complete this form to start a conversation with EveryoneOn about becoming a Digital Equity Champion:

Here are the criteria:

1

My organization and/or department serves at least 3,000 people.

2

We work with low-income individuals or families.

3

There is an 1:1 intake or eligibility process* in place (in-person, via phone, or online).

*Examples include: SNAP, WIC, public health/clinic, student financial aid, or other services intake/ eligibility processes.

4

My organization is asking or willing to ask a question about home Internet connectivity and share EveryoneOn as a resource to consumers during intake or eligibility process.

  • 73%

    73% of unemployed internet users report conducting their job search using online options, which have become a primary source for employers. (US Bureau of Labor Statistics)

  • $8,000

    That's how much the typical US household saves per year by using the Internet (Internet Innovation Alliance).

  • 6-8%

    Students with a PC and broadband at home have graduation rates that are 6-8% higher than similar students who don’t have home access to the Internet. (Pew Research Institute).

  • 56%

    56% of teachers of the lowest income students say that a lack of resources among students to access digital technologies is a “major challenge” to incorporating more digital tools into their teaching.

  • 10 → 50%

    The number of college courses utilizing online learning has grown from 10 percent in 2010 to a projected 50 percent in 2014.


1. Contact Information
2. Organization Information
3. Other Information
4. Committment to Connectivity

EveryoneOn is committed to reaching the millions of unconnected individuals and families living across the United States. Organizations such as yours are essential to this ambitious and essential effort. Our commitment to you:

  • Collaborate with your organization and/or department to identify how to best include a question about home Internet connectivity during the intake/eligibility process and share EveryoneOn resources with your consumers;
  • Provide your organization and/or department with a unique URL and page on our website to share low-cost Internet service, affordable computers and devices,and digital literacy resources with your consumers;
  • Provide real-time analytics on your connectivity efforts (i.e. visits to your unique URL);
  • Access to webinars, Internet adoption toolkits, and case studies;
  • Recognition on the EveryoneOn blog and during conferences

Will you join EveryoneOn as a Digital Equity Champion to ensure all people and communities have access to low-cost Internet service, affordable computers and devices, and digital literacy resources?


  • Include a question about home Internet connectivity in the intake/eligibility process
  • Share low-cost offers and digital literacy resources with consumers utilizing the unique URL
  • Actively participate in community of learning & practice (very low touch)
  • Complete the annual Digital Equity Champions connectivity assessment & impact survey (only one each year)