Not all youth in Ottawa have the same access to technology, but an exciting collaborative venture between three city institutions has set out to change that.

In the summer of 2017, Christine Riddell, director of Carleton’s Virtual Ventures summer camps and programs, met with Brittney Oberfeld, outreach producer at Shopify, to develop a pilot project aimed at creating digital literacy programs for youth members of the Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa (BGCO).

By the end of the year, a set of skill -building workshops, aptly named Link<ed>, were ready to be delivered to the first group of BGCO members.

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