Closing the Digital Divide: 2020 Results


United Way California Capital Region and the City of Sacramento worked cooperatively with nonprofits on the front lines to address the digital equity needs of families in the city of Sacramento as it related to the COVID-19 pandemic. This program was funded under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and resulted in the distribution of:

  • 949 laptops
  • 266 hotspots (priority given to low-income households with children and senior citizens)
  • Safe in-person digital literacy training to 115 applicants

Community Partners: Consulate General of Mexico, 
Natomas School District, Asian Resources Inc.*, Stanford Settlement *, Sacramento City School District, Rose Family- Creative Empowerment Center*, Mutual Assistance Network *, Robla School District, Twin Rivers School District, Stanford Settlement *, Greenhouse, Fruitridge Community Partnership, Neighborhood Innovation Project *, 
La Familia *