Rural Oregon Community Development Web Tour
Powerpoint Presentation: Youth Leadership for Community Internet Awareness
http://lone-eagles.com/ruraloregon.ppt Use this for your own presentations.
Tri-county presentation tour press release http://lone-eagles.com/oregonarticle.htm
Building Learning Communities http://lone-eagles.com/teled.htm
Master listing of community-building and community networking resources.
K12 Teacher-training and Resource Hotlists http://lone-eagles.com/class.htmPlanning for Local Community Internet Awareness Initiatives
Master listing of educational resources.
See also http://lone-eagles.com/teachercreated.htm for web-curriculum created
through the online class "Making the Best Use of Internet for K12 Instruction."
The Kellogg MIRA Model for Community Internet Awareness
Rural Solutions, INC. http://lone-eagles.com/bootstrap.doc
A Venture Philanthropy Concept Paper for a rural development cooperative.
The Story of the Impact of Internet on Dillon, MT:
SJ Mercury News front page article on impact of Internet in Dillon, Montana
Dillon-net http://dillon-net.org Read their story at http://lone-eagles.com/chap2.htm
See also the companion story on La Grande, Oregon!
Ecommerce Training Resources
Ecommerce Start-up Training Resources
http://lone-eagles.com/entrelinks.htm Includes Youth entrepreneurship.
Access Minnesota Main Street Rural Ecommerce
Check out their Ecommerce Curriculum at
http://www.extension.umn.edu/mainstreet/curriculum/ One of the best.
Minnesota Mainstreet Ecommerce Resources
"The 'E' in Me",
Entrepreneurship training resources from the Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership.
Qwest in Idaho has a Ebits Training program with good resources
Women's Entrepreneurial Networks
Women's Rural Economic Network http://www.wrencommunity.org
Collectively Making the Ordinary Extraordinary
Women's Economic Self-sufficiency Team (WESST) Artisans, Taos, NM
http://www.wesstartisans.com/ Rural women artists' web sites.
The Women's Business Center at Coastal Enterprises, Inc.
http://www.ceimaine.org/women Betsy Tipper
Helping Maine women grow their businesses through telecommunications.
SBA's Women Business Owner's website: www.onlinewbc.gov
Center for Women and Information Technology www.umbc.edu/cwit
Youth Building Communities!
Morino Institute's YouthLearn
http://www.youthlearn.org is an online community for people
integrating technology into out-of-school learning environments.
Extensive collected resources!
Youth Using Technology to Build Community and Bridge the Digital Divide!
Kids create web pages for non-profits. Many free web tools listed to help kids get started!
Sisters, Oregon students run a successful quilting business
from http://outlawnet.com , a student run Internet Service Provider
Teens Teaching Internet Skills to Seniors
We are re-inventing our classic 4-H Youth afterschool-weekend
club activity to be a community technology leadership program.
Only 12 percent of our members are farm kids. Guess where the others live.
In towns, cities and suburbs.
See also: Americans Communicating Electronically
www.ace.org National 4-H leader: Tom Tate
A Coeur d'Alene, Idaho Teen Resources Project
Digital story telling
Chamisa Mesa High School teaches digital storytelling.
Also check out what our students are doing for the community and their
peers: www.taosteen.net See also http://taosmira.net
This is a site that contains web sites that kids have created.
Believe it or not that site is by a 13 year old.
I started a basic web site and then learned what I needed to in order to
make my site more fun and attractive.
This organization provides creative arts mentoring for at risk kids.
After School Programs: Federal Resources
21st century community learning centers
http://www.ed.gov/21stcclc/ Federal Resources
SEE the New Cyberfair Competition for inspiration!
International competition for kids to create community-oriented web pages
International competition for kids to create instructional web pages. Over 3000 such sites!
Two Super Sites for Girls!
Long listings of resources, mentoring programs, projects, and links
for helping girls using science, math, technology, to cross that digital
Long listing for 'girls-only' resources and projects!
Senior Sites (Elders, not HS Seniors!)
FirstGov for Seniors
Federal resources for seniors
SeniorNet is based on the concept that older people are not adverse
to using new technology, just unfamiliar with it.
See also www.thirdage.com, http://www.agelight.org/
American Association of Retired Persons
Includes chat rooms and participants who
are very generous about helping "newbies."
Our intention is to have between 2,500 & 3,000
SurferLabs available in communities within the next four years.
Computers for Homebound and Isolated Persons(CHIPs)
Regional Community Networks and Virtual Incubators:
Oregon Innovation http://www.oregoninnovation.org/
Central Oregon Regional Community Network http://centraloregon.org
Idaho Virtual Incubator http://www.idahovirtualincubator.org
Louisville virtual incubator http://trc.louisville.edu/__virtual_incubator_affiliates.html
Wisconsin virtual incubator http://virtualincubate.com
Missouri Association of Community Information Networks (37) http://www.macin.org/
North Central Kansas Regional Community Network) http://kansascommunities.com
Association for Community Networking http://www.afcn.net Strongly recommended!
Arizona CNs http://zeki.radiology.arizona.edu/ruralhealth/CmtyNets.htm
CN guides listed http://www.evanston.lib.il.us/community/technopolis/resources_guides.html
Free Web-based Collaborative Tools http://www.kmunity.net/Free_Tools_/free_tools_.html
A list of free/low-cost computer resources (both newand recycled) http://www.scn.org/teched/computers.htm
Federal Computer Recycling Program http://computers.fed.gov