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Third of Cuyahoga County adults lack home broadband

cuyco-bb-map-piece34% of Cuyahoga County adults still don’t have broadband Internet access in their homes, according to an October 2012 phone survey of 1,261 county residents commissioned by the Connect Your [...]
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Developing Skills for Life

personal photoLife often presents us with opportunities to test the limits of our drive. Some charge at them blindly, others shrug them off in fear or uncertainty. I will always recognize [...]
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Teaching Tech to Teachers

NancyLonsingerCYC ACCEL received the following email from Nancy Lonsinger.  She is an Intervention Specialist at Warsaw Elementary School in the River View School District.  She was a CYC participant at [...]
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David Has Access to the World

David Blog PicDavid took the Connect Your Community course and feels like he has “freedom again.” Due to serious illness David became home bound three years ago. In a previous job he [...]
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CYC In-House Computer Refurbishing

Focus Hope RefurbEach Connect Your Community (CYC) Lead Community Agency (LCA) decided on a local strategy for helping CYC participants purchase low-cost home computers. Most LCAs chose to establish a relationship with [...]
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Rural Senior Enjoys Connecting with Family

SueDoddstillAs an artist and senior citizen living in rural Appalachia, Ohio, Sue Dodd never thought she could learn to use a computer or the Internet.  Now she “can’t imagine life [...]
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Graduate Update – Cinnamon Carswell

CarswellCinnamon Carswell is a student at Cuyahoga Community College. She enrolled in the June CYC class offered at the metropolitan campus.  She submitted the following letter as a contest entry [...]
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Sarah Lands a New Job

New job makes Sarah smile.Sarah is a young, single mother of two boys. Prior to taking the Connect Your Community course she was a waitress and received some benefits from the county Job and [...]
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In their own words…

DSCN1909CYC participants at the metropolitan campus of Cuyahoga Community College write meaningful use narratives as they learn MS Word 2010 & appreciate the typing tutorial used to warm up at [...]
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I Got the Job Because of CYC!

Bart Gonzalez, CYC Corps MemberThe following email was sent to Bart Gonzalez, CYC Corps Member at Lorain County Community College on November 15, 2011 by Gary G., a CYC participant. We’re so happy for [...]
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