///The Role of Broadband in Rebuilding Wealth and Economic Opportunity in Communities of Color

The Role of Broadband in Rebuilding Wealth and Economic Opportunity in Communities of Color

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If the new information networks are the new economy, how are communities of color accessing broadband? What is the role of broadband in addressing equality issues such as entrepreneurial opportunities, employment, education, healthcare, media content and democracy? What does the broadband divide look today in terms of access and functionality? Where are the opportunities to promote broadband adoption in communities of color?

Presenters: John Horrigan, Ph.D. (Independent Communications and Technology Policy Consultant); Michael Scurato, Policy Director (National Hispanic Media Coalition); Jason T. Lagria, Media and Telecommunications Senior Staff Attorney (Asian Americans Advancing Justice); Moderated by Olivia Wein, Staff Attorney (National Consumer Law Center)

This webinar is part of a series on “Rebuilding Wealth and Economic Opportunity in Communities of Color” sponsored by NCLCs initiative on Racial Justice & Equal Economic Opportunity. Visit: https://www.nclc.org/special-projects/racial-justice.html

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