Delaware daily roundup: Best work tech; Ending the digital divide; Fatherhood in children’s lit

Plus, ChristianaCare's Wilmington Campus receives $1 million gift.


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What to use to get stuff done

As a technology reporter, I cover a lot of tech I might not use myself, from developing programs to researching biotechnology. What tech I do use, I use often, and sometimes early (or at least early-ish).

Check out my favorite emerging tech tools.

➡️ Read my op-ed here.

Returning citizen aims to end digital divide

Out of DC, Mission: Launch cofounder Teresa Hodge spent 2006 to 2011 in prison. After just 5 years, technology had changed drastically when she returned.

Hodge made it her mission to eliminate the digital divide for currently and formerly incarcerated people. So, she and her daughter Laurin cofounded the Baltimore nonprofit in 2012 to make the reentry process easier for formerly incarcerated people, mainly through employment hackathons and other events.

➡️ Read Kaela’s report here.

News Incubator: What else to know today

•  UD professor Bill Lewis and a coauthor explored depictions of fatherhood in children’s lit in a new paper. [Springer]

• The Delaware Broadband office is accepting applications for subgrants from the Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) program.  [State of Delaware]

• ChristianaCare’s Wilmington Campus receives $1 million gift. [Delaware Business Now]

• Capital School District Superintendent Vilicia Cade has resigned, citing a hostile work environment. [Town Square Delaware]

🗓️ On the Calendar

• July 18 — Young Professionals Night at Constitution Yards [Details here]

• June 25-26 —  Delaware Tech Ecosystem Conference [Details here]

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