Strenghtening the digital value chain: the digital culture center in Mexico
Since 2012, the Digital Culture Center investigates the cultural, social, and economic consequences that the daily use of digital technology brings.
All the Digital Culture Center addresses its objectives through different think tanks: Education; Theoretical Deliberation & Scientific Culture; Films beyond; E-Literature; Web Lab & Creation; CCDRadio; Technology, Media and Interaction workshop; Games.
The program has three core ideas:
- Generation of contents
Drive the inclusion of groups that have not adopted the new technologies yet. Promote a conscious acquisition of digital tools that encourage the exchange of knowledge, a critical reading, self-management, the creation of quality contents and networks.
An average $14,500,000 per year, which represents $58,000,000 MXN during the years mentioned.
Since its foundation in 2012 until 2015, the CCD supported approximately 320,000 people, organized almost 12,000 activities (300 per year, average) and presented around 600 film screenings.