New computer lab in Fair Haven neighborhood hopes to teach residents digital literacy

Community

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A new computer lab has opened in New Haven’s Fair Haven neighborhood Tuesday morning.

City officials celebrated the lab opening at The Farnam Community, which allows residents in the area to use their services.

Farnam Community partnered up with Concepts for Adaptive Learning (CfAL) to establish the lab.

Jennifer Ricker, the Executive Director of CfAL said, “What we’re hoping to do is really build the skills that we know families need to succeed in school, and then career.”

The computers and tablets will also be available to pre-school and elementary school students in CfAL’s Digital Literacy Program. Those devices will have around 35,000 books and videos in both English and Spanish for the students to use.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

New Haven

New Haven PD: officers who used pepper spray on BLM protesters at police headquarters over the summer won't be disciplined

News /

Student-athletes protest cancelation of spring sports at Post University

News /

Yale Athletics reentering Phase 1 reopening, resumes team training

News /

New Haven-based artists set out to save Halloween, create trick-or-treat live performance

News /

Students, staff at several Waterbury schools transition to distance learning after new positive COVID-19 tests

News /

Hundreds of purses filled with supplies for women in need collected at Pocket Book Party

News /
More New Haven

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss