Chicago To Participate in Pilot Program to Make Affordable Internet Access More Accessible

Earlier today, Mayor Emanuel announced a new campaign to expand affordable Internet access to more than 1.1 million Chicagoans. In past posts, we have discussed the digital divide that exists in Chicago. Though a majority of Chicagoans have access to the Internet, there are still an unreasonable number of people in our city who cannot […]

The Digital Divide

Chicago is a city divided.  We at CrossRealms want to bridge the gap between the affluent, digitally-rich parts of the city and the vast swaths in which wireless internet is hard to come by.  Fundamental training in information technology (or lack thereof) has socio-economic implications that can resonate for generations– those who interact with technology […]