Two Great Opportunities for Nonprofit Professionals from Mobile Citizen Partner NTEN

December 6, 2018 A valued partner of Mobile Citizen (and by extension Voqal), NTEN supports organizations by convening the nonprofit community, offering professional credentials and training and facilitating an open exchange of ideas. Voqal values the opportunities that arise from a vibrant and collaborative nonprofit community. With that idea in mind, here are two excellent Read More

Mobile Citizen Engages at NDIA 2018 Net Inclusion

April 17, 2018 Mobile Citizen, an initiative of Voqal, is excited to take an active role in this year’s NDIA Net Inclusion conference April 17-19 in Cleveland. On Wednesday, Mobile Citizen chief business development executive, Cassie Bair will speak on a panel focused on creating and managing digital inclusion partnerships. The panel is being moderated by Read More

Mobile Citizen Shares Digital Inclusion Research at NTEN 18NTC

April 13, 2018 At today’s NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference, Mobile Citizen’s chief business development executive, Cassie Bair is featured on a panel sharing the findings from the recent Digital Adoption Survey conducted by NTEN and Mobile Citizen. Other panelists include Demetrius Williams of Fairfax Renaissance Development Corporation, Lindsey Sipe, Technology Facilitator at Project L.I.F.T and Read More

2017 Annual Report Spotlight: Mobile Citizen Expands Access to Education for Immigrant Families

January 18, 2018  Voqal recently released its 2017 annual report and is starting the new year off by featuring some of the stories from the report on our blog. This week we continue to take a look back at FY 2017 with a spotlight of one of Voqal’s initiatives focused on creating equity through access, Read More

Mobile Citizen Joins #MobileOnly Challenge to Protest Lower Broadband Standards

December 19, 2017 Mobile Citizen, a Voqal initiative,  is joining nine other public interest organizations focused on high-quality broadband for all Americans to lead a #MobileOnly Challenge in January and ask Americans to participate. The Challenge will call attention to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) proposal to lower broadband standards and consider an internet connection Read More

Mobile Citizen Spotlight: Hotspots Help Put Chicago’s Youth on the Right Path

November 29, 2017 At Youth Guidance, at school, in the community and in the working world, access to technology is as necessary as access to pencils and paper. Students need the internet to search for jobs, network, communicate, track current events and read the news, and to do research. GED programs, tutoring and other online Read More

Mobile Citizen Spotlight: Aiding Florida’s Disaster Relief During Hurricane Irma

November 15, 2017 Nonprofit organizations are used to helping communities in need. It is what they do best. In times of disaster, however, that need evolves and expands, as was the case in Florida when Hurricane Irma blew across the entire state leaving more than 1.9 million customers without power. For many, that also meant Read More

Mobile Citizen Launches Street Ready Program

August 10, 2017 Mobile Citizen is proud to announce the launch of the Street Ready. Street Ready provides temporary, free mobile internet to help amplify the organizing efforts of qualifying nonprofits. This program is perfect for nonprofits engaging in rapid-response work that requires quick access to mobile internet for livestreaming protests and rallies and engaging Read More

Mobile Citizen Spotlight: North Clackamas School District

June 22, 2017 The following is a story from Mobile Citizen’s website featuring an exciting project from the North Clackamas School District made possible thanks to the low-cost, mobile internet it receives from Mobile Citizen. Learn how other nonprofits and schools are utilizing this valuable resource to accomplish great things at mobilecitizen.org. North Clackamas School Read More

Mobile Citizen’s Cassie Bair to Participate in Digital Inclusion Workshop at SHLB’s Annual Conference

May 26, 2017 Cassie Bair, Mobile Citizen chief business development executive, is scheduled to moderate a panel at the Schools, Health and Libraries Broadband Coalition (SHLB) annual conference on May 31. Cassie’s panel is part of a Digital Inclusion Workshop co-sponsored by SHLB and the National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA). The workshop will offer a targeted Read More