Critical Path Project

Philadelphia FIGHT’s digital literacy training, advocacy and empowerment program.

What is Critpath?

Philadelphia FIGHT’s Critical Path Project is a digital inclusion training and advocacy program that enables low-income people to have access to the Internet and digital literacy training, and know where to find critical, trustworthy, and lifesaving health information. The Critical Path Project serves everyone. Services include:

  • 4 open-access Public Computing Centers.
  • 1-on-1 computer support with your daily tasks such as finding information online, applying for benefits, and completing applications.
  • Digital literacy and computer classes for all skill levels
  • Workforce development classes to prepare you for finding and keeping a job.
  • Pop-up mobile computing labs that we can bring to any location without computers.

Computer Classes

All computer classes are free and open to adults of all ages. No computer experience required.

New classes are offered each month! To get a free digital literacy assessment and register for upcoming classes, contact Robin Johnson at 215-985-4448 x241 or rjohnson@fight.org.

All classes include:

  • 2 SEPTA tokens per class session
  • A USB flash drive or Wawa gift card after the successful completion of a course
  • A Graduation Celebration
  • A Certificate of Completion

For more information or to register for the next available seat, contact Robin Johnson at 215-985-4448 x241 or rjohnson@fight.org.

Employment Support

Workshops and Classes

Already have basic computer skills and looking for the right plan for your next job? Our job readiness workshops and classes might be a good fit for you. They are open to adults of all ages. Basic computer skills are required.

For more information or to register for the next available seat, contact Robin Johnson at 215-985-4448 x241 or rjohnson@fight.org.

One-on-One Support

Need to update your resume but not sure how? Need support in your online job search? Stop in any of our 4 public computer labs, or schedule an appointment with our expert staff.

Open Access

Need some time online? Check your email, apply to jobs, practice your skills! Plus get one-on-one help from our friendly staff at any of our Public Computing Centers:

  • AIDS Library KEYSPOT Lab: 1233 Locust St. 2nd Floor
    • Open Monday through Friday, 1pm-5pm
  • Critical Path Lab: 1233 Locust St. 3rd Floor
    • Open Tuesday through Friday, 10am-1:30pm
  • Institute for Community Justice KEYSPOT Lab: 1207 Chestnut St. 2nd Floor
    • Open Tuesday through Friday, 1pm-5pm

You can also get FREE Internet access and FREE computer classes across Philadelphia.


Find your closest location at www.phillykeyspots.org.

Program Information

  • Location: 1233 Locust Street, 3rd Floor Philadelphia, PA 19107
  • Phone: 215-985-4448 x144
  • Website: critpath.org

Program Groups

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