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Digital Inclusion

Community Initiative: Advancing Digital Inclusion

Our goals are for each community to achieve a sustainable strategy for connecting all residents to the internet and to share lessons learned to help advance digital inclusion across the region and nation.

September 10, 2021

Digital Inclusion

Broadband access opens doors to education, jobs and economic opportunity. It’s something every community needs to thrive.

August 25, 2021

How Can You Close the Digital Divide in Your Community? Start with a Needs Assessment

The shape of the digital divide is different in each community. Affordability, infrastructure, lack of devices or skills, and low awareness of the internet’s benefits can all be factors.

September 14, 2020

Connecting Communities During COVID-19: A Quick Guide to Broadband Solutions for Local Governments

Directives for social distancing and stay-at-home orders have made access to broadband an urgent necessity for families as they struggle to stay connected with schooling, jobs, health care, government assistance and more.

April 20, 2020

Dallas Faces a Gaping Digital Divide When It Comes to Economic Inclusion

In the city of Dallas, about 42 percent of households lack a fixed connection to the internet. What does this mean for our neighbors’ economic future? How can we close the digital divide?

December 20, 2019

Digital Inclusion Summit

This event convened local leaders to discuss collaborative approaches to achieving digital equity and inclusion for all Dallas communities.
Aug. 6, 2019 | Dallas

August 06, 2019

Promising Telehealth Initiatives Highlight the Need to Close Digital Divide

These five case studies examine how access to telehealth can address health disparities in underserved urban and rural communities.

December 14, 2018

Preparing Workers for the Expanding Digital Economy

This book chapter explores how digital inclusion increases access to jobs, economic opportunity and upward mobility.

November 16, 2018

Closing the Digital Divide: A Framework for Meeting CRA Obligations

This publication provides a toolkit for bankers seeking to bring digital opportunity to underserved, rural and tribal communities through access to high-speed broadband.

April 18, 2016

Promoting the economic resilience and mobility of underserved communities.

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