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5 days ago

Kramden Institute

Kramden is launching new online workshops to keep you and your family active and learning at home. Help us test out our first three workshops this week for free!

Options include:

Internet Security Checkup
Thursday, March 26, 11 am - 12 pm
Ages 14 and up (high schoolers and adults)
www.eventbrite.com/e/internet-security-checkup-online-workshop-for-ages-14-and-up-registration-10...

Image Editing Basics
Thursday, March 26, 2 - 3 pm
Ages 11-14
www.eventbrite.com/e/image-editing-basics-online-workshop-for-ages-11-14-registration-100959570794

Intro to Coding with Scratch
Friday, March 27, 11 am - 12 pm
Ages 11-14
www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-coding-with-scratch-online-workshop-for-ages-11-14-registration-100...
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Kramden is launching new online workshops to keep you and your family active and learning at home. Help us test out our first three workshops this week for free!

Options include: 

Internet Security Checkup
Thursday, March 26, 11 am - 12 pm
Ages 14 and up (high schoolers and adults)
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/internet-security-checkup-online-workshop-for-ages-14-and-up-registration-100980451248

Image Editing Basics
Thursday, March 26, 2 - 3 pm
Ages 11-14
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/image-editing-basics-online-workshop-for-ages-11-14-registration-100959570794

Intro to Coding with Scratch
Friday, March 27, 11 am - 12 pm
Ages 11-14
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-coding-with-scratch-online-workshop-for-ages-11-14-registration-100983769172

7 days ago

Kramden Institute

Due to COVID-19, Kramden has shut down operations beginning Monday, March 23rd. We will not award any additional computers until further notice. ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago

Kramden Institute

While Kramden worked hard to prepare computers, community members stepped up to lend a hand. After learning that Kramden was giving away free computers, DeAngela, an active member of the community, jumped in to help. She was able to identify families in need and personally delivered 9 computers to those without access to transportation.
Read more in our blog post, kramden.org/community-members-help-distribute/
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While Kramden worked hard to prepare computers, community members stepped up to lend a hand. After learning that Kramden was giving away free computers, DeAngela, an active member of the community, jumped in to help. She was able to identify families in need and personally delivered 9 computers to those without access to transportation. 
Read more in our blog post, https://kramden.org/community-members-help-distribute/

2 weeks ago

Kramden Institute

Access to high-speed internet is crucial today for educational, business and health care opportunities.

Tune in tonight at 7pm on WRAL-TV and WILM-TV to see how the digital divide is affecting residents of Enfield, a small town in northeastern North Carolina.

“Disconnected” shows the struggles of a community that lacks quality broadband access, and the change possible when access becomes available.
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Access to high-speed internet is crucial today for educational, business and health care opportunities.

Tune in tonight at 7pm on WRAL-TV and WILM-TV to see how the digital divide is affecting residents of Enfield, a small town in northeastern North Carolina.

“Disconnected” shows the struggles of a community that lacks quality broadband access, and the change possible when access becomes available.

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March 25, 2020, 3:06 pm
Kramden is launching new online workshops to keep you and your family active and learning at home. Help us test out… https://t.co/X1depioUMk
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March 20, 2020, 3:18 pm
After learning that Kramden was giving away free computers, DeAngela, an active member of the community, jumped in… https://t.co/HJuKmJhRn1
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March 17, 2020, 6:06 pm
After setting up appointments for over 500 devices to be distributed in the coming days, we are currently out of eq… https://t.co/4ZcqCl0v8U
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March 16, 2020, 7:50 pm
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