Love & Grow Illinois - Illinois Rural Technology Initiative

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Love & Grow Illinois - Illinois Rural Technology Initiative

National Rural Technology Initiative (NRTI) is a nonpartisan national media & technology initiative for rural and underserved communities.

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  • 3 hours
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National Rural Technology Initiative (NRTI) is a nonpartisan national media & technology initiative for rural and underserved communities navigating technology deserts. Technology Desert is a term created and occurrence researched by Dr. Jeremiah C. Hackley, a term referring to any location where a population is suffering from a lack of access to and engagement of the social and economic benefits of technology available to metropolitan and corporate areas in service. NRTI will assist you with:

  • 4 Hour State Training with a Rural Snapshot of Your State’s Socio-Economic Demographics
  • Media and Technology Consciousness
  • Media and Technology Culture
  • Media and Technology Hardware
  • Media and Technology Software
  • Media and Technology Currency (Donations, Revenue, Grants)
  • Free Media and Technology Self-Audit
  • Advocacy Pathways for Major Corporate Provider Engagement

NRTI has two sections, rural and underserved for-profit, and rural and underserved non-profit/NGO. It is open to churches, non-profits, community organizations, small municipalities, small businesses, entrepreneurs, and any other qualifying candidates who live and/or operate in technology deserts.

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