Winter 2004-2005

Cover Info
Cover photos/graphics
by anonymous

Downs and Ups in Community Technology
by anonymous
CTC VISTA Project Year 5, EITC/TOP Project
by Daniel Schackman and Dorie Krauss

CTCNet Update: Board, Staff, Grant Programs
by CTCNet Staff
CTCNet Annual Conference
by CTCNet Staff
FY 2005 Federal Community Technology Appropriations
by Ryan Turner
CTCs Throughout Illinois Gather in Chicago for the 1st Annual Community Technology Conference
by Debra Johnson
The Community Technology Empowerment Project: Technology Literacy in the Twin Cities
by Jennifer Drewyor
Community Technology Center and Library Partnerships in Ohio
by Gabriel Gloden
CTCNet Delaware Valley/Philadelphia Update
by Sabra Williams
One Economy VISTAs in NYC
by jaebi
Sustainability: ScienceQuest in Columbia, SC
by Kate Snow
"Mi Computadora": Improving Computer Use for Non-English Speakers at CTCs
by Colin Bill
Raw Talent at Playing2Win
by Anthony Rhodes
Award-winning Homeless Youth Website at Cyber Y Technology Center in San Diego
by Cesar Marcano

Community Networks
Community Networking after TOP: Progressive Alliances and a State-by-State Strategy
by Michael Maranda
The Champaign-Urbana Community Wireless Network
by Sascha Meinrath
The Power of All of Us? — The eBay Lesson for Community Development
by Frank Odasz

Policy & Advocacy
Broadband — Why It's Important and Why YOU Should Care
by Linda Fowells and Richard Chabrán
The New Digital Divide Network
by Andy Carvin and Cedar Pruitt
Public Policy, Online Content, and Research to Expand Community Access to Digital Opportunities
by Wendy Lazarus and Laurie Lipper
e-Lection: Using Technology to Involve Communities in the Election Process
by Oscar Madrigal and James Lau
e-Liberate — A New Tool for Online Deliberation
by Doug Schuler
Blogging for Your Community
by Trudy Schuett

TA to Nonprofits
Innovation in Nonprofit Technology: NPower Arizona
by Patrick McWhortor
The TechXchange Coalition: Regional Technology Assistance Coordination in Philadelphia
by Jenny Pierce and Neville Vakharia
Technology and Grassroots Organizing for the Developmentally Disabled in Atlanta
by David Blanchard

How Wi-Fi Came to El Chaco in the Ecuadorian Rainforest
by Klaus Stoll
You Go Girl, Japanese Style
by Lucy Haagen
Owerri Digital Village — Teaching Young People to Use Technology to Address Concrete Realities
by Njideka Harry

An Introduction to The Journal of Community Informatics
by Peter Miller
Other Publications of Interest
by anonymous
Shaping the Network Society: The New Role of Civil Society in Cyberspace
by Daniel Schackman
Seeking Convergence in Policy and Practice: Communications in the Public Interest Volume 2
by Diane DeChief
The Handbook of New Media: Social Shaping and Consequences of ICTs
by Nettrice Gaskins
Islands in the Wastestream: CompuMentor Report on Computer Reuse
by Jim Lynch
by Andrew Baoill and Brian Russell
Powerbullet Presenter
by Phil Shapiro
An Interactive, Web-based Training for Teenage Mentors
by Tara Levy and Bjorn Billhardt
Open Source Software Development
by Yuwei Lin and Enrico Zini

Hitch Your Wagon to a Star: Reflections on TOP
by Anthony Wilhelm

Back Cover
by anonymous