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The City of Portland, Oregon

Office for Community Technology

Broadband & Communications Policy, Cable Regulation & Consumer Protection and Utility Franchises, Licenses & Wireless

Phone: 503-823-5385

111 SW Columbia St, Suite 600, Portland, OR 97201

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Earn-a-Computer Program

Led by Multnomah County Library in partnership with Free Geek, the Earn-a-Computer program provides digital literacy training in multiple languages such as Somali, Spanish, Russian, Karen and English. After completing training, participants receive a computer from Free Geek along with support to sign up for low-cost, high-speed internet service at home (Comcast's Internet Essentials). The Earn-a-Computer program partners with community-based organizations, such as MetroEast Community Media and Hacienda CDC, to reach participants.

To become an Earn-a-Computer program partner organization contact Brian McGuirk, Digital Equity & Learning Librarian, Multnomah County Library.