Join us for the Gary Digital Equity Workshop

Posted on 11/10/23

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In an increasingly connected digital world, it is critical that Hoosiers of all ages have access to affordable, high-speed Internet.

To that end, AARP Indiana is teaming up with the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) to host a Digital Equity Workshop on January 10th and 11th at IU Northwest in Gary, Ind.

The two-day seminar promises to build awareness and education around the topic, as well as take a close look at local solutions for the Gary community on day two.

“Access to high-speed Internet can be a game changer,” Emily Gorman, AARP Indiana Director of Community Outreach, said. “It can help older Hoosiers age-in-place by enabling their connection to friends, family members, doctors, and other important resources that are far away.”

Gary Digital Equity Workshop

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT on January 10th, 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. CT on January 11th.

Registration: The event is free, but registration is required. Register here.

Location: IU Northwest, Anderson Library Conference Center, 130 W 35th Ave, Gary, IN 46408

Room 105

Parking: Street parking is available on 35th Avenue near the entrance of the Anderson Library. Guests may park in main lot #2 off of 33rd and Broadway and walk through campus to the north doors of the Anderson Library.

Refreshments: Coffee, light refreshments, and lunch will be served on day one. Day two, (which is optional for attendees that are not Gary. residents or stakeholders) includes coffee and light refreshments.

This story is provided by AARP Indiana. Visit the AARP Indiana page for more news, events, and programs affecting retirement, health care, and more.

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