When the Divide Isn’t Just Digital: How Technology-Enriched Afterschool Programs Help Immigrant Youth Find a Voice, a Place, and a Future

March 1st, 2008 | RESEARCH

Community technology centers (CTCs) help bridge the digital divide for immigrant youth in disadvantaged neighborhoods. A study of six CTCs in California shows that these centers also promote positive youth development for young people who are challenged to straddle two cultures.


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Team Members

Rebecca London, Author, Stanford University
Manuel Pastor, Author, University of Southern California
Rachel Rosner, Author, University of California, Santa Cruz


Publication: Afterschool Matters
Volume: 7
Page(s): 1

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Access and Inclusion: English Language Learners | Low Socioeconomic Status
Audience: Educators | Teachers | Middle School Children (11-13) | Museum | ISE Professionals | Youth | Teen (up to 17)
Discipline: Computing and information science | Education and learning science | Technology
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Afterschool Programs | Community Outreach Programs | Public Programs