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MARStar: Bridging the digital divide for inner-city residents

Mar 15, 2001, 22:58 (5 Talkback[s])

"AFSC, now in its sixth year in D.C., is embarking on a new stage of service to the Petworth community, aimed at further breaking down technological barriers for these inner-city residents. Partnering with a 25-year-old organization housed in an old school building around the corner, AFSC has established the City-Wide Learning Center...."

"A group of GNU/Linux users with impressive technical backgrounds meets Sundays to put their beliefs and skills into practice to build the computer lab."

"CLWC [City-Wide Learning Center] offers an opportunity to demonstrate GNU/Linux in a real-world situation," says volunteer Julia Christianson."

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