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  • We need digital inclusion at the forefront: a visit from Shadow Secretary of State for DSIT Peter Kyle

    19/06/2024 · News

    We need digital inclusion at the forefront: a visit from Shadow Secretary of State for DSIT Peter Kyle

    Our Group CEO, Helen Milner OBE, comments on Labour's pledge to digital inclusion and reflects on Peter Kyle's visit to a Digital Inclusion Hub.

  • Labour party supports digital inclusion

    18/06/2024 · News

    Labour party supports digital inclusion

    We've been calling on the current and future Governments to take digital exclusion seriously. The Labour party has now pledged support to digital inclusion, with plans to collaborate with charities like Good Things Foundation.

  • Mayor Andy Burnham and Helen Milner

    14/06/2024 · News

    National, local, collaborative approach for digital inclusion: a conversation with Mayor Andy Burnham

    In our latest broadcast of Digital Futures for Good, Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham emphasis the critical need for digital inclusivity - stating, “To be a true digital city region, you've got to be a place where everybody is connected, everybody is online, everybody is supported to be in the conversation.”

  • Aftab’s story: From unemployed with no confidence to renewed purpose and independence

    12/06/2024 · Our stories

    Aftab’s story: From unemployed with no confidence to renewed purpose and independence

    Aftab Sheikh faced a prolonged period of unemployment due to his limited English and digital skills. After finding digital support from EASA, he is now motivated, more confident and independent.

  • Strategic Partners Virgin Media O2  explain why building long term relationships with Digital Inclusion Hubs is so important

    31/05/2024 · Our thoughts

    Strategic Partners Virgin Media O2 explain why building long term relationships with Digital Inclusion Hubs is so important

    Good Things’ Volunteer Manager, Hilary Nugent, speaks to VMO2’s Community Leads Team about the importance of volunteering.

  • Madina’s story: how the National Device Bank helped her family

    23/05/2024 · Our stories

    Madina’s story: how the National Device Bank helped her family

    Migrant mum and wife, Madina, accessed digital support from Digital Inclusion Hub RJ4All, which helped them alleviate stress, learn new digital skills, and ultimately settle into their new life.

  • HotTopics and Good Things join forces to bridge the digital divide

    23/05/2024 · News

    HotTopics and Good Things join forces to bridge the digital divide

    HotTopics, the leading C-Suite community, will help fix the digital divide through a series of fundraising initiatives, reusing devices for social good, community events and thought leadership content.

  • A digital future must guarantee essentials: an interview with Emma Revie

    23/05/2024 · News

    A digital future must guarantee essentials: an interview with Emma Revie

    Chief Executive of the Trussell Trust, Emma Revie, sat down with our Group CEO Helen Milner OBE to share her thoughts on poverty and digital exclusion, and why the Government needs to urgently tackle the barriers to opportunity.

  • A woman helping a man use a computer

    22/05/2024 · Our thoughts

    Our message for Government at the Digital Inclusion All Party Parliamentary Group – We need leadership, now

    Dr Emma Stone calls on Government for leadership, now, as the All Party Parliamentary Group discusses the pathways to digital inclusion.

  • Good Things support VMO2 & Hubbub’s initiative tackling e-waste and digital exclusion

    21/05/2024 · News

    Good Things support VMO2 & Hubbub’s initiative tackling e-waste and digital exclusion

    Eight winning projects have been selected from more than 120 entries by a panel of judges including TV presenter and environmentalist George Clarke, non-profit, Material Focus, digital inclusion charity, Good Things Foundation, plus Hubbub and Virgin Media O2

  • A man smiling and talking to someone while using a laptop in a community centre

    14/05/2024 · News

    Good Things launches new learning resource on essential AI literacy skills

    Mary Booth, Product and Service Delivery Manager, announces the first piece in a new area of learning content supported by Accenture, which will help beginners to use AI in everyday life.

  • Victoria’s story: why digital made her smile again

    09/05/2024 · Our stories

    Victoria’s story: why digital made her smile again

    Victoria had faced immense loss and struggled with her mental health for a long time. Getting access to digital support made her smile for the first time in years.

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