Comcast NBCUniversal Digital Literacy Program

Easterseals Washington was awarded a one-year grant from the Comcast NBCUniversal
Foundation to build a digital literacy and employment-training program that will result in digital
literacy (ability to safely communicate through various technology devices & platforms) skill
building and a paid internship for participants in their communities.

Who Can Participate?

Any young adult in Kitsap County age 18-24 with a diagnosed disability who is able to learn in a
small group environment and work fairly independently in a community-based job setting.

Services Offered:

Workshops in a computer lab classroom in East Bremerton on these topics:

  1. Digital Literacy
  2. Digital Safety (Digital footprint, online predators, cyberbullying)
  3. Job readiness (Resumes, on the job behavior/customer service, interviews)
  4. Financial literacy (online banking, fraud prevention)

A 50-hour paid internship in their community

  1. We will work with the young adult to find a paid internship in an area of interest
  2. We will supply limited onsite support, working with the manager and intern to ensure
  3. Intern will gain real-world employment experience and build social skills for a work environment

Space is Limited – Contact us to enroll or obtain more information:
Avelino Estrada – Vice President of Programs at [email protected]
Alejandra Gutierrez – Workforce Development at [email protected]