Resources from the Arizona Digital Inclusion Celebration Summit
— Oct 08, 2022
What do you think is the most important component of digital inclusion? Participants at the Arizona Digital Inclusion Celebration Summit, co-created by ASU ShapingEDU and the Digital Equity Institute, stated access as the most fundamental.
For those who are interested in getting to work in providing internet access to their communities and across the globe, check out resources below from the event to fuel your passion to narrow the digital divide.
Resources are organized by the topics in which they were shared.
State of the State & State of the United States
- News story: $34.6M investment in ASU to help create reliable internet access and train for the region
Affordable Connectivity Program & Digital Navigators
- FCC: Affordable Connectivity Program
- FCC: Next Gen TV; News story: Next Gen TV Prototype Shows How Educational Equity Can Be Achieved For All Students
- FCC: Affordable Connectivity Program infographic: "10 ways to spread the word”
- Common Sense Media: Affordability & Adoption: Using federal programs to expand connectivity
- Common Sense: Getmyinternet.org - Affordable Connectivity Program website
- Common Sense Media: Resources for ACP support
- Connect Arizona: a collaborative digital equity initiative
- Digital Connect: Initiative of Gila River Telecommunications, Inc. to bridge the digital divide in the Gila River Indian Community and Indiginous communities everywhere
- Digital Connect – DCI Digital Administrator Job opening
- ASU Experience Center: Providers of 24/7 support for the Digital Equity Institute
- Learning.com: Provides solutions for teachers and schools to better prepare students for digital learning success.
- Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc. (CPLC): organization that provides services to people of all backgrounds while honoring its Mexican-American roots
- shared three takeaways when building digital literacy (see below):
- Phoenix Housing Connect (City of Phoenix): ConnectHome works with communities across the nation to narrow the digital divide for K-12 families and seniors living in public housing.
- Arizona Telemedicine Program & Southwest Telehealth Resource Center
- Chinle Comprehensive Health Facility
- Study: Exploring the role of telehealth in providing equitable healthcare to the vulnerable patient population during COVID-19
STEM Education and Workforce
- Future Stars AZ: Helping students reach their full potential
- SciTech Institute: Nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing and promoting STEM education and awareness in Arizona and beyond
- Moonshot at NACET: Arizona-based, 22 year-old 501c3 non-profit organization whose mission is to help subject matter experts bring products and services to market and help cities develop entrepreneurial ecosystems that create jobs
- AZ StRUT: Arizona students recycling used technology
- National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA)
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