City camp digital inclusion project


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City camp digital inclusion project

  1. 1. Digital Inclusion Project Digital Cities Need Digital Citizens
  2. 2. Why do we want to do this?• It’s a form of poverty to not be connected• Everyone should have the opportunity to be connected in the way that they want and to help themselves• It’s essential to grow digital communities alongside digital business 2
  3. 3. Outcomes• Increase the number of citizens participating in civil society• There is a new level of digital ambition for the Not For Profit sector• Cross sector working is embedded in solving digital exclusion 3
  4. 4. • We’re asking for £5000• The project will be delivered by the end of October• We will increase the number of people online in Brighton & Hove• We will establish and strengthen networking links between Non Profit, Public Bodies and the Private Sector• There will be a set of recommendations and a sustainable model for the future 4
  5. 5. Help Brighton & Hove citizens to find their reasons to go online• Ask the digital business community for research about why people go online• Gather people’s case studies about why they chose to go online• Create a series of pop up digital surgeries• Map Digital Champions 5
  6. 6. Create Leadership and Authority Around Digital Inclusion in the City• Ask experts for monthly research briefings to be published on an educational blog• Create mentoring relationships between sectors• Celebrate contributions of digital champions• Set up a technology donation scheme 6
  7. 7. Network Digital Champions• Establish the Digital Champions Network• Set a standard for digital champion support• Press and PR campaign for digital champions network• Draw digital champion events together under a single banner for the Brighton Festival and Digital Festival 7
  8. 8. This project will...• Use existing digital tools to create and publicise the network• Put people’s own motivations at the heart of getting them online• Reduce inequality based on age and economic factors• be fun! 8
  9. 9. Through city camp we havealready gained excitement and support from...• BHCC• NHS• Brighton Chamber of Commerce• Wired Sussex• the Not for Profit Sector 9
  10. 10. Digital Inclusion ProjectDigital Cities Need Digital Citizens 10