TGH’s long-term goal is to make Greater Boston the first metropolitan area in the country where technology and the opportunity it provides are accessible to all. We measure success by the digital life skills, computers, and internet access that graduates gain through participating in the TGH program, and the extent to which they feel empowered to apply those skills and tools to improve their lives in whatever way will benefit them most.
Addressing digital inequity so communities are empowered to thrive.
1,720 graduates accessed job searching resources online
1,973 graduates were able to help their child with school
1,771 graduates gained access to telehealth
2,277 graduates were able to communicate via email
Increased Internet Access & Skills
TGH strives to help individuals learn to navigate and use the internet in whatever capacity benefits them most.
graduates communicated via email
graduates communicated via video chat
graduates participated in civic engagement
graduates managed finances online
“Many of our students were trying to complete college applications and writing their college essays on their phones. It has made a huge difference for our students to have devices at home to be able to work on their applications at their own pace.”
TGH Community Instructor, June 2020
Caregiver Engagement to Improve Education Outcomes
TGH empowers schools to successfully engage with families by bringing caregivers in to learn with their children and fostering supportive relationships between caregivers, other families in the community, and school staff.
graduates have used the digital skills they gained in TGH to help their child with school
caregivers say their child uses their TGH device multiple times a week for learning
caregivers with school-aged children reported their child’s grades improved because of TGH
“TGH was the best experience of my life. It made me change my career.
I am now a student in college training to be a PC Engineer!”
Kewanee, TGH Graduate
Career Outcomes and Increased Economic Opportunity
TGH empowers adult learners to use the internet as a tool for economic mobility so graduates are prepared to search for jobs online, create a resume, complete online applications, and secure jobs with sustaining wages.
Among last year's graduates:
1,720 reported using the skills they gained in TGH to access job searching resources
1,316 were able to work from home using their new digital skills and tools
1,265 got a job, got a pay raise, entered a work training program, or started a business since participating in TGH
Courses & Community Partners
TGH courses are currently held in partnership with over 100 community sites.
Over the past five years we have served 22,000 youth and adult learners and distributed 14,500 new computers in communities across Greater Boston.
We know our program works because we collect feedback from learners to ensure it's meeting their needs.
report that they learned skills during their TGH course that can help improve their lives.
say they would recommend TGH to others.