Citizens Online Calls for Free Internet For All in the UK

People of all ages may experience digital inequality, but older people are more likely to be in this group. They are also at higher risk of being affected by the Coronavirus and being additionally socially isolated. This means they are more likely to be cut off from essential support without skills, confidence and access to online help. We are concerned about the possible implications and are determined to put our knowledge and experience to good use. Continue Reading Citizens Online Calls for Free Internet For All in the UK

Creating a more digitally confident Brighton & Hove — it’s happening, join the ride

We’ve come to realise that there are some significant needs across the social sector regarding how to change organisational approaches to digital.
A change that requires new approaches, new skills and a new culture — a journey of discovery which staff, volunteers, leaders, trustees and service users alike need to embark on together. Continue Reading Creating a more digitally confident Brighton & Hove — it’s happening, join the ride

Citizens Online joins the Disability Confident Scheme

As an organisation, Citizens Online is all about inclusion and equality of access, so the Disability Confident Scheme really resonated with us.
Signing up to the scheme has been incredibly helpful in enabling us to reevaluate our policies and procedures, training, and the culture in which we work. Continue Reading Citizens Online joins the Disability Confident Scheme

County council joins forces with charity Citizens Online to tackle digital exclusion

Around 133,000 people in Surrey can’t communicate, access content, complete a transaction, solve a problem or remain safe online, according to the Office for National Statistics.
To combat this, Citizens Online has teamed up with Surrey County Council to support residents lacking digital skills. Continue Reading County council joins forces with charity Citizens Online to tackle digital exclusion