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Program providing computers to seniors expands

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Congressman Danny Davis is behind an effort to close the digital divide, and provide jobs for ex-offenders.


Already, Davis has launched an effort to get computers to seniors. Now the program is expanding to include communities around a number of senior facilities in his district.

Nine hundred computers will be distributed to people who complete a training class and can show they have broadband access. Ex-offenders will refurbish and maintain the computers.

The operator of one senior facility said he's seen how residents can benefit from having access to such technology.

"This i very, very powerful because they're able to tell their life stories, they're able to share pictures, have Facebook accounts.





Source: abclocal.go.com

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