Through a collaborative effort with the Center for Urban and Global Studies, the Trinfo.Café aims to bridge the digital divide between Trinity College and the surrounding neighborhoods by creating a multi-use space that is a nexus point for city residents to access technology services as well as for Trinity students and faculty to engage community recourses in their academic and extracurricular endeavors.
At Trinfo.Café, users have access to tech-based
program development, training, and technical support services, as well as:
Basic computer literacy training
Professional development workshops
A computer recycling and donation program
After-school youth programs
Off-site programming for community organizations
that lack the capacity to offer technology programming
Trinfo.Café works closely with Trinity’s Office of
Community Relations, Community Learning Initiative, and Office of Community
Service and Civic Engagement to play a strong role in developing the technical
expertise and competencies of Hartford residents, while building the capacity
of community organizations to utilize technology and better serve their members
All this is accomplished with the dedication and
enthusiasm of Trinity students whose role as program developers, instructors,
and ambassadors builds strong connections between the College and the city of
Learn more about Trinfo.Cafe.
Smart Neighborhood Initiative
The Smart Neighborhood Initiative (SNI) uses information technology to help South Hartford’s businesses, nonprofits, and residents communicate and conduct business among themselves, with the outside world, and with Trinity College. SNI gives our communities access to this technology and provides guidance and training to enable residents and local organizations to use it. Learn more.