Small But Mighty: Closing the Digital Divide in Small Cities

Time: 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Date: Friday, November 22, 2019

Theatre: Convention Center, Room 304 B & C

22-11-2019 14:30 22-11-2019 15:45 America/Chicago Small But Mighty: Closing the Digital Divide in Small Cities

Broadband access is a necessity for residents to take full advantage of employment, educational, healthcare and civic engagement opportunities in your town. However, your small community may have been left behind by major internet service providers, or may not have coverage in all neighborhoods. In this workshop, learn how you can partner with community anchor… Read more »

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Synopsis

Broadband access is a necessity for residents to take full advantage of employment, educational, healthcare and civic engagement opportunities in your town. However, your small community may have been left behind by major internet service providers, or may not have coverage in all neighborhoods. In this workshop, learn how you can partner with community anchor institutions and regional organizations to leverage federal and state funding and financing opportunities, and build a tech-savvy community of residents ready to subscribe and use broadband safely and effectively.

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