Digital Stewards

Digital Stewards

24REDHOOK-articleLargeThe RHI Technology program develops and uses technology to create opportunities and solutions for the Red Hook community. Each year, RHI works with young adults to provide a paid, 8-month training program through which participants maintain and promote the Red Hook WIFI network, coordinate tech-related projects and events, and gain tech skills and knowledge. 

 

2017 Impact:

  • 92% of Digital Stewards agreed or strongly agreed that they learned skills that allow them to succeed in the workplace and to make a difference in their neighborhood.
  • 77% of Digital Stewards remained employed or were actively pursuing further education within six months of completing the program.

“Tech is taking over the world and replacing things everywhere. It’s a different world and I have a new outlook. I know what to do.”
– RHI Digital Steward