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Fix-It Tech Events

The next Fix-It Tech Event is set, thanks to the support of dedicated volunteers and community partners!

Saturday, September 24
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 
Van Cleve Recreation Center
901 15th Ave SE, 55414

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A free community technology education event providing computer hardware repair, education and tech support.

Have a Computer Question or Issue?

Details & What to Bring:

Free Workshops and Resources

Get involved: Fix-It Tech needs new Event Leaders to continue the program and identify sites and schedule for the future.  Feel free to contact the Fix-It Tech core team to discuss opportunities.  Also see Hennepin County's Fix-it Clinic website to volunteer to help with tech repairs or bring an item to be fixed.

Fix-It Tech Event Goals

 Fix It Tech main page

Community education: offering hands-on technical experience that helps residents get their items fixed; provides a place to get tech questions answered and get tips on how to maintain and protect personal devices;

IT workforce development: IT students gain experience in tech support alongside IT professionals and connect with residents concerning their technology needs;

Raise awareness of technology programs: the event provides a venue to promote free digital literacy training resources, low cost computer and Internet options, local IT education programs, and IT careers.

 


IT is developing the Fix-It Tech events with community partners in response to the Minneapolis Community Technology survey results and our experiences working with residents on their technology needs. The 2014 survey results show that residents overall are not very comfortable troubleshooting computer problems, installing software or backing up files, or protecting themselves online.

Click this link for info & stories from previous Fix-It Events!

Our original partners in Fix-It Tech are TAKODA Institute - a Division of the American Indian OIC, and Little Earth of United Tribes.

 Fix-It Tech Partner Logos

Thanks to more partners, we have expanded with participation from:

 
IT Ready-Creating IT Futures Foundation
University of Minnesota Business & Community Economic Development
Pillsbury United Communities - Waite House, Oak Park
Community Technology Empowerment Project - The "CTEP" AmeriCorps Program at St. Paul Neighborhood Network
Osiris Organization
Minneapolis Community and Technical College
PCs for People
EMERGE Community Development
Minnesota Computers for Schools
RESOURCE - Minnesota Resource Center
Hennepin County Library
East Side Neighborhood Services
Twin Cities R!SE
Fix-It Tech is based on Hennepin County's Fix-It Clinics for household items.

We look forward to continuing Fix-It Tech events at a variety of locations in Minneapolis in 2016.

Contact Elise Ebhardt to get involved and to host an event.


Check out another repair resource by clicking the photo below.

FixIt.com

Last updated Aug 11, 2016