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If you would like to get involved in our campaign or would like to make a donation to get more people in the North East online, please email us at betterconnectedne@gmail.com

If your community group or its members need help to access the internet, get in touch with us at betterconnectedne@gmail.com and we'll see how we can help. If you are unable to email, call 07471 850 186.

Please have a look at other resources and link on our Help & Support page.

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Let's FIX THE DIGITAL DIVIDE!

 

We’re supporting Good Things Foundation's call for a 100% digitally included UK.  Read the full Blueprint  and learn how Good Things Foundation wants to work together to Fix The Digital Divide and make sure that digital inclusion is highlighted in the Digital Strategy and the Comprehensive Spending Review.

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ABOUT US

Better ConNEcted is a collaboration of organisations and individuals across the North East of England who are working in some way to tackle digital inclusion. We are passionate about creating lasting change in this arena. If you'd like to get involved in developing the campaign, email us at betterconnectedne@gmail.com.

 

Better ConNEcted is made up of the following organisations:

 

SPREAD THE WORD!

Help us to change the narrative around digital inclusion and spread the word about the Better ConNEcted campaign. You can put up one of our posters or share campaign information with your friends or colleagues.

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Support Media Savvy in Drive for Used Devices

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Media Savvy is working In partnership with Learning Disability England to source 200 smart phones / tablets / laptops and distribute them to self-advocates with Learning Disabilities. These devices will help people stay connected and tackle loneliness during the pandemic. They will be distributed predominantly in the North East along with training and support if needed.

They are currently seeking donations of used (in order of priority):

  • smart phones

  • tablets

  • laptops

The devices should:

  • work

  • be in good/reasonable condition

  • come with relevant accessories such as chargers

  • be reset to factory settings

If you would like to donate, or you have questions about donation, please write to info@mediasavvycic.co.uk.

For a more detailed description of the project click here. 

 

Visit our Get Involved page to find out more about how you can support our campaign.

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