digital equity

Using data to boost digital literacy? There's a new guide for states

by • 3 months ago

The National Governors Association published a guide that helps states use data to understand digital literacy levels.

New 'digital equity' data, mapping tools opened to state and local agencies

by • 4 months ago

Civis Analytics has unveiled the “Digital Equity Intelligence Center,” tools to help government leaders better understand broadband access.

Colorado publishes digital equity framework, a 'labor of love'

by • 5 months ago

Colorado's digital services agency published new resources to help government agencies ensure equity as they develop IT projects.

Boston to invest more than $12 million in digital equity

by • 5 months ago

The funding will support connectivity for more than 23,000 library users and families, Mayor Michelle Wu said.

Boston plans commission to study post-pandemic broadband and digital equity

by • 10 months ago

Boston will spend six months assessing its residents' broadband access and digital equity, city officials said.

Baltimore mayor names data officer and city's first broadband director

by • 1 year ago

The new chief data officer will work out of City Hall, rather than the IT office, a switch government data gurus have argued for.

South Carolina, Apple to build computer labs promoting digital equity

by • 1 year ago

The state plans to use pandemic relief funds to build computer labs for people who live near the University of South Carolina and a historically Black college.

Seattle's annual digital-equity grants target K-12, adult learners

by • 1 year ago

The annual program this year generated $848,000 to supply learners with new laptops, Wi-Fi hotspots, tech-literacy training and mentorship services.

Lawmakers release digital equity principles aimed at closing digital divide

by • 2 years ago

Two congressional Republicans listed nine broadband policies they say could help families, businesses and telecommunications companies survive the pandemic.