ALAMEDA COUNTY, CA — The Alameda County Workforce Development Board is partnering with other organizations to provide free refurbished laptops to low-income families and individuals.
The county’s Tech for Good initiative is a partnership between the ACWDB, Goodwill of the Greater East Bay, and Corporate eWaste Solutions to provide access to high-quality technology to low-income community members.
The initiative consists of a laptop recycling program in which Goodwill will donate gently used laptops to CEWS, who will then refurbish the laptop and install updated operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite 2010. The ACWDB will then distribute the laptops and laptop bags free of charge to eligible disadvantaged families and individuals in Alameda County through its career centers and other community partners.
The aim of the program is to help job seekers with barriers to employment…