Startup your engines! Did you know that since 2014, there has been a 23% increase in jobs available in Berkeley startups? In an effort to both get Berkeley even more involved in the startup universe Localwise, a local community online job board will be putting on a first of its kind Berkeley Startup Job Fair. Localwise has partnered with several …Read More »
Join the CTP Family!
Since 1974, Computer Technologies Program has provided over one million hours of training and support for thousands of people with disabilities taking steps toward their career goals. We work hand-in-hand with the Department of Rehabilitation so there is no cost for our program’s participants and they have access to a wide range of support services.
Tons of e-waste Goes to Responsible Recycling
The Computer ReUse Center just had 17 pallets of ewaste totaling thousands of pounds of dead and obsolete computers, network equipment, scrap metal and all sorts of stuff go to our very Green recycling partner. All of this ewaste was dropped off at our building by people and local businesses. At the CRC we scavenged everything that can be reused …Read More »
Happy Holidays from the Computer Technologies Program!
2014 has been a special year for CTP and this holiday time has provided us a chance to reflect back on the big changes that we have experienced. The biggest of these changes has been the retirement of Joan Breves, our ever-present Executive Director and the changing of the guard to me, Alex Tabony, as the Interim Executive Director. We’ve …Read More »
A Perfect Evening for a One Night Stand
Come join in an evening of food and laughter with The Comedians with Disabilities Act (CWDA) as they perform A Perfect Evening for a One Night Stand. CWDA has performed at colleges and comedy clubs across the country, including such famous venues as San Francisco’s Punchline and the Laugh Factory in Los Angeles. The San Francisco Examiner called them “the most unconventional comics to …Read More »
An App Gives Sight to the Blind and Visually Impaired
Wow! The KNFB Reader app for the Apple iPhone could be a life changer for people who are blind or visually impaired. Just take a photo of any item–say a restaurant menu–and instantly listen to a high-quality audio read-back of the printed words captured by the camera. Alternatively, it can translate directly into braille for use with a refreshable braille display. It even recognizes …Read More »