Dig Lit Net is Born

The Digital Literacy Network or DigLit.Net is born to:

  • Assist older workers age 60 and beyond with digital literacy skills that will help these older adults more effectively access employment, education and training.
  • Oversee part-time employees of Land of Sky Regional Council who are providing digital literacy skills 
  • Develop innovative, career-focused outreach and recruitment strategies to serve older adults with digital literacy skills.
  • Work in collaboration with staff at the
    • NCWorks Career Center Asheville
    • Mountain Area Workforce Development Board
    • AB Tech
    • Area Agency on Aging
    • Experienced Worker Initiative - EWI, also known as Asheville 50+ Works

                    ...and others to reach older workers and support them with: 

      • Career development
      • Education
      • Training services.

Participate in periodic business services meetings as required.

Attend as needed

  • Workforce Development Board Meetings 
  • Experienced Worker Initiative Meetings
Participate in job seeker events at local career centers and community colleges during both traditional and non-traditional hours to promote engagement by older workers.

Engage in innovative outreach to reach older workers with a special focus on diversity, equity and inclusion reaching individuals of color, individuals from under-represented communities and populations.

Connect older workers with resources to support their 

  • Career development
  • Education
  • Training needs