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Virtual Team Meeting

EVENTS & CONVENINGS

The LA DEAL Consortium of Partners is convening interested stakeholders to develop and implement an actionable roadmap to end the digital divide, including overcoming specific barriers to universal broadband access and adoption across L.A. County.

Scheduled Events & Convenings

  • Race and Digital Inequity: The Impact on Poor Communities of Color
    Sep 23, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM PDT
    Zoom
    Join the Michelson 20MM Foundation, the California Community Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation and Southern California Grantmakers to explore the intersectionality of the digital divide and the racism entrenched in this issue with extraordinary digital equity leaders.
  • Infrastructure Deployment Task Force
    Sep 29, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PDT
    Zoom
    Finding barriers and opportunities to complete high-quality broadband infrastructure deployment to all residents and businesses, especially in unserved and underserved communities.
  • Affordability Task Force
    Sep 29, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM PDT
    Zoom
    Planning for high-quality, sustainable, affordable, and equitable service for households and communities.
  • Policy & Advocacy Task Force
    Oct 04, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PDT
    Zoom
    Identifying priorities for public policy to permanently eliminate the digital divide.
  • Digital Literacy Task Force
    Oct 05, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM PDT
    Zoom
    Assessing needs and opportunities to provide ongoing culturally relevant and age-appropriate training at scale for underserved communities
  • Devices Task Force
    Oct 05, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM PDT
    Zoom
    Determining types of equipment (standards, device types, ownership model) needed to provide adequate Telehealth, remote work, online learning, and small business internet success.