WHO WE ARE. OUR MISSION.
Our Mission is to end the digital divide by equipping all economically disadvantaged students and families in Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools with at-home access to computers, digital broadband, and the digital literacy training necessary to immediately stimulate academic and professional success; and to design and advocate any practices, assessments, or public policy that make this possible.
A special thanks to Lowes for helping to kickstart E-2-D!
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FACT: The average family in North Mecklenburg County that can afford home technology has more than 11 smart devices. FACT: The average family in North Mecklenburg County that cannot afford home technology has ZERO. There is simply no investment in this community that vaults kids into educational opportunity quicker than having a computer at home. YOU AND YOUR FAMILY HAVE THE MEANS TO HELP END THE DIGITAL DIVIDE FOR OUR NEIGHBORS !
On this day in history, August 23, 2013, E2D distributed its first 54 computers to 54 families in Davidson. The world will never be the same… Today is E2D’s First Impact Anniversary! You will recall that the previous October my daughter Franny came home from Bailey Middle School and asked two catalytic questions: “How is it fair that all of our homework presumes you have a computer at home – when we know that is not the case for so … read more
Davidson College honored students, faculty, staff and community members for their academic achievements and service to the community at the 2014 Spring Convocation Tuesday morning. The honorees included soon-to-be graduates as well as local residents Pat Millen and daughterFranny, for their Eliminate the Digital Dividecampaign to put computers in the hands of local students who lack them. Read More