The Digital Equity Act is a federal initiative established as part of 2021’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. It provides $2.75 billion to establish three grant programs that promote digital equity and inclusion nationwide. They aim to ensure that all people and communities have the skills, technology, and capacity needed to reap the full benefits of our digital economy. The three programs are:
Thursday, December 15, 2022, 3:00-4:00PM Eastern
The FCC’s new national broadband map will determine New York State’s allocation of federal broadband funding – it’s crucial that the state be represented accurately so that New Yorkers get their fair share of funding! Libraries will be critical to this effort. Join the ConnectALL Office and NY State Library to learn how you can help your community members check their broadband service on the map and submit corrections to the FCC. Every single correction submitted could mean thousands more in funding for New York State – we need all hands on deck!