Digital Neighborhood Leadership Team

SCOPE

As part of the City’s Digital Inclusion Initiative, WeCAN (Wireless Empowered Community Access Network), is working in collaboration with community stakeholders to receive input on strategy and development activities that are shaped by community needs, interests, identities, input, innovations and involvement in support of high value and sustainable digital inclusion programs and services.  

PURPOSE

The Digital Neighborhood Leadership Team serves as the “collective community voice” for the neighborhood as it relates to the planning and implementation of the City’s digital inclusion efforts and the feasibility of those efforts against the needs of the targeted neighborhood.  In addition to fostering community building and development, strengthening the relationship between the City and the neighborhood, the primary purpose of the Digital Neighborhood Leadership Team will be to provide thought leadership, feedback and input through participation in community meetings, focus groups and other related activities.  

 
MEMBERSHIP

The Digital Neighborhood Leadership Team is made up of community stakeholders that live, work, volunteer or provide services within in the targeted neighborhood. The stakeholders include representation from entities such as resident associations, schools, nonprofits, businesses, and government.  Membership is voluntary and open to those stakeholders that have that have a vested interest in improving the quality of life for the targeted neighborhood.  

 

If you would like to serve on the Digital Neighborhood Leadership Team for your Super Neighborhood, email WeCAN at digitalinclusion@houstontx.gov

Events

Forum

What are the Super Neighborhoods targeted for WeCAN Neighborhood WiFi Access as part of Houston WiFi and how were they chosen?

Started by WeCAN Support in WeCAN WiFi Zones Feb 11, 2010. 0 Replies

The super neighborhoods under consideration were identified through an extensive and meticulous process involving key stakeholders and based on three major areas of consideration: 1) neighborhood…Continue

What is HoustonWiFi?

Started by WeCAN Support in WeCAN WiFi Zones Feb 11, 2010. 0 Replies

Houston WiFi is a service offering of the City of Houston’s Municipal Broadband Wireless Network and is made available using the excess capacity of the network. The broadband Internet service is…Continue

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