Promoting health equity & closing the digital divide
The Digital Health Literacy Project is based in Richmond, CA and brings together information and resources to address two key community health and social justice challenges: health disparities and the digital divide. The project integrates ongoing local efforts to improve the health of Richmond residents while also developing and sharing best practices to guide actions in other localities.
Provide online digital tools and training to low-income individuals and families in Richmond, with a focus on helping them improve their digital literacy and use of online health information
Provide high-speed wireless broadband signal and equipment for reception to individual residences and public facilities (community centers, public housing sites, etc.)
Partner with community-based organizations and existing health agencies to develop a strategy to continue to support and expand digital health literacy and broadband access in Richmond