awareness raising / partners

Helping another ally!

GSTEP is helping Community Union’s One Million NIU (OMNIU) initiative in Los Angeles transition to using free, open-source software (FOSS) for its Technology Redeployment Program (TRP). FOSS can support OMNIU’s goals in many ways, including the ability to easily customize the language settings of individual user profiles on a system for people who speak English as a Second … Continue reading

awareness raising / resources / technical info

Our operating system of choice

We use and prefer Lubuntu, a light-weight version of Ubuntu Linux.  Why? OS News sums it up for us: As per previous articles in this series at OS News, my interest in lightweight operating systems stems from my activity in refurbishing computers for charity. The best software for this purpose is: Resource light —  charitable donations are between five … Continue reading

awareness raising / technology grants / testimonials

PRESS RELEASE: Open House and Celebration Dinner

Click here for an alternate printable version of this press release Contact: Ethan A. Young Cell: (503)260-9689 Email: ethan@gstep.org Non-profits, government agencies and community organizations come together to provide job skills and computer training for the blind. NextStep Recycling and the Greater Salem Technology Equity Project (GSTEP) donated three blind-accessible computer systems set up with … Continue reading