Mission

The mission of the Critical Path Project is to provide free and convenient access to information technologies, to implement and create alternative technological tools, and to develop meaningful, relevant, non-judgmental education for all people, particularly those who are in the greatest need and those who advocate for and/or serve them in order to enable all people to integrate technology into everyday life.

Critical Path’s Beliefs and Values

 WE BELIEVE THAT

  • information is power
  • information should be free and accessible and uncensored
  • it is a human right to have access to information and to the Internet
  • there is always room for more learning
  • it is never too late to become digitally literate
  • it is your right to advocate for information and technology
  • everyone has a right to self determination
  • Internet is participatory and creative
  • no one should be left behind regardless of ability

WE VALUE

  • carrying out digital justice and bridging the Digital Divide
  • including people that have been excluded by systems of oppression
  • meeting people where they are at through a harm reduction method
  • facilitating social change and helping people understand how to use technology tools to improve their lives
  • implementing out of the box approaches to reach diverse learners and communities
  • creating relevant and meaningful content
  • leveraging technology to end the AIDS epidemic and carry out our beliefs