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Technology and Shared Prosperity:Fighting Poverty through Digital Literacy

Technology Learning Collaborative

Thursday, October 17, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

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TLC 1st Annual Conference
Technology and Shared Prosperity: Fighting Poverty through Digital Literacy
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A Free Conference and Discussion on how technology intersects with critical areas identified in the City of Philadelphia's anti-poverty initiative, Shared Prosperity: Jobs and Training, Access to Benefits, Early Learning, Housing Security and Economic Security.


28% of Philadelphians are living in poverty.


30% of Philadelphians are not connected to the Internet.


If you are interested in discussing how technology plays a role in educational, workforce, and anti-poverty efforts, then attend this conference! Plenary speakers to be announced shortly.



Registration and Breakfast for the Conference begin promptly at 9:00 AM. If you have any wheelchair, accessibility or any other accommodations/needs, please contact Brendin Rogers at or at 215-985-4448.  



The Plenary Speakers for the Conference are:


Eva Gladstein - Executive Director, Mayor's Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity;


Christine Caputo - Interim Chief, Office of Public Service Support, Free Library of Philadelphia;


Jane Shull - Executive Director, Philadelphia FIGHT;


Dr. Karin Eyrich Garg - Associate Professor, Temple University;


Kelly Durand - Director, Organizational Learning, People's Emergency Center;


Meg Shope Koppel - Senior Vice President of Research, Policy and Innovation, Philadelphia WORKS;


Kevin Cafferky - Comptroller, Philadelphia OIC, and


Kimberly Rogers - Team Lead and Financial Counselor,Financial Emergency Center.

Have questions about Technology and Shared Prosperity:Fighting Poverty through Digital Literacy? Contact Technology Learning Collaborative

When & Where

Temple University, Howard Gittis Student Center
1755 N 13th St
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Thursday, October 17, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

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Technology Learning Collaborative

We are a professional association of service organizations and individuals committed to leveraging technology resources to reduce poverty, improve public health, decrease homelessness, mobilize through media, and prepare individuals and communities to be more employable in the 21st century.

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