Everyone should have the access they need to get online, in a way that works for them. And it’s vital that we celebrate the achievements of those working hard to make that a reality.
News & Updates.
Tech can empower women – but only if they have access
Digital poverty continues to disproportionately impact women, as the care givers to their families, and more likely to be in low income roles.
Tackling Digital Exclusion in the Cost of Living Crisis
I recently appeared before the House of Lords Digital and Communications Committee to discuss the issue of digital exclusion in the UK.
The Online Safety Bill: Protecting Our Online World
The Online Safety Bill must impose ethics on algorithms to protect vulnerable adults, prevent the corruption of truth and democracy, and provide better protections for freedom of expression.
The importance of research for the Digital Poverty Alliance’s work
If we are to achieve our aim of ending digital poverty in the UK by 2030, it is important that we are evidence-led. We use research to help inform policymakers and practitioners by providing them with the knowledge they need to make decisions.
Digital Poverty Alliance wins the ISPA ‘internet hero’ award
The Digital Poverty alliance was delighted to be recognised as ‘internet hero of the year’ at the ISPA internet industry and broadband awards.
Autumn Statement: More needs to be done
This year’s Autumn statement takes place in the context of serious economic challenges. We are concerned that these measures alone will not address the challenges faced by individuals and families who are having to make difficult decisions between food, heating and staying connected.
One year on…
The Digital Poverty Alliance, one year on… has grown to 570 community members, built a definitive evidence base, and distributed 1,650 devices to schools in need.
Strange political times don’t mean we stop advocating for change
To effect long term, systemic change, we need to be engaging with leading political parties from grassroots activists up.
What Digital Poverty Means to Me
Tech4Families, an initiative to drive digital inclusion by connecting disadvantaged families with new laptops, has officially rolled out.