The Digital Youth Network

Dr. Nichole Pinkard of DePaul University is doing some really good work with youth and digital literacy. She is the founder of the Digital Youth Network (DYN) which is tailored for urban students in Chicago. The program has in school initiatives, physical space for after school activities, and a social network called iRemix. Another cool tool that the program has developed is called Curateit, which allow youth to collect a gallery of digital media in a safe environment.