NYC Gigabit Centers
powering communities with connectivity
ZenFi Networks delivers network connectivity to local community Gigabit Centers across NYC’s 5 boroughs with free high-speed internet through the LinkNYC Wi-Fi network.
Bronx Gigabit Center
ZenFi Networks, The Knowledge House (TKH), Andrew Freedman Home, and The Bronx Community Foundation, in partnership with CityBridge, the consortium behind LinkNYC, and NYC DoITT launched the Bronx Gigabit Center in June 2022. One of the main projects at this location is The Digital Library Project, which will develop new educational and workforce programs that prepare youth, young adults, and adults in digital production. Educational focus will be directed towards interdisciplinary skills that cross the creative industries of media, multimedia production, post production, digital printing, mixed multi-media art, music, sound engineering, audio technology, graphic arts, visual arts, and animation. The goal is the development of an interdisciplinary educational content, peer-to-peer connectivity, and an innovative approach to online education and appreciation.
Manhattan Gigabit Center
The Innovation Space for the People Gigabit Center at Silicon Harlem was launched in February 2022. Silicon Harlem was founded with one simple yet revolutionary goal: To transform Harlem and other urban markets into technology and innovation hubs to fully engage the digital economy. Since 2013, Silicon Harlem has been working and partnering with the private sector, academia, nonprofits and the greater community to build the next generation of technological infrastructure to meet the challenges that urban centers face today and will face tomorrow.
Through its digital literacy programs, broadband design and deployment, and cutting-edge research projects along with scholarly conferences, educational workshops and community outreach initiatives, Silicon Harlem reaches a multi-generational audience with their technology expertise. Silicon Harlem is committed to designing an efficient advanced technological infrastructure that is resilient, fast and affordable.
Queens Gigabit Center
The Allen Community Senior Citizens Center is a community based agency located in Southeast Queens, providing a wide variety of services to the senior population. Funding for these services are provided through the NYC Department for the Aging (DFTA). The Allen Community Senior Citizens Center provides services to over 1,000 participants, ages 60+.
The late Bishop Donald George Kenneth Ming, former Pastor of Allen AME Church, organized the center. It was designed to provide activities that would lessen isolation and seclusion and increase opportunities for socializing. At ACSCC, seniors learn about wealth and resource management, beginning and intermediate computer technology, driver safety, hearing deficiency and hearing aids, memory improvement and more.
Brooklyn Gigabit Center
Digital Girl, Incorporated was founded in 2014 by Executive Director, Michelle Gall a Digital Marketing and Branding Professional. Our mission is to encourage inner city youth, especially girls to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. We are motivated by the United States overall lag in producing an adequate number of STEM professionals and the under representation of women and people of color.
Through early application, hands on training, mentorship, tutoring and social events Digital Girl, Inc. will boost confidence, raise self esteem and STEM career awareness within less fortunate areas to create professionals who can be positive contributors to society.
Staten Island Gigabit Center coming soon!
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