Over the past year or so, EveryoneOn's regional manager in Miami has been working hard and helping people on the wrong side of the digital divide. Learn more about her work and how you can help support it.
Watch CBS local WFOR anchor Rudabeh Shahbazi and producers Cari Hernandez and Howard Bernstein as they shine a light on the digital divide in South Florida.
Shel-Neisha Bromell is your typical millennial. She’s constantly posting on Instagram and Facebook. She giggles while scanning through Snapchat stories on her cell phone.
But when it’s time to do anything substantive, she’s stuck. She doesn’t have a computer or internet access at home. She simply can’t afford it.
Google it. Apply here. Sign-in. E-mail me.
For 42 percent of Miami-Dade County residents, these familiar phrases are a dead end, especially when it comes to mandatory online homework assignments, higher-paying jobs, and e-commerce. The Internet has become as necessary as water and electricity, but more than 1 million people in Miami-Dade County alone, largely from low-income and minority communities, have no connection at home.