Transforming lives through digital literacy.

Grads with Gratitude

On May 18, we cheered on the youth participants of the fifth graduating class of Ready, Set, Connect! Gathering at the Main Library in Oakland, the youth gave their final presentations and received certificates and a completion bonus of...

I Can Teach!

Ready, Set, Connect! is CTN’s Oakland-based workforce development program for youth aged 16 to 24. We asked one of this year’s participants, Shauna McQueen, to share what she has learned so far. Here is what she told us.


Are You Ready, Set, Connected?


Our fifth session of Ready, Set, Connect! kicked off on September 20. Wendy Chen, the Teen Outreach Librarian for Oakland Public Library, was involved in the selection process. It was highly competitive, with over 80 applicants for 20 positions. Here’s...