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Affordable Access Strategies for Low Income Neighbors

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Digital inclusion leaders in many U.S. communities now have the opportunity to connect at least some low income households with affordable broadband options -- for example, through cable and telecom discount programs, nonprofit 4G resellers, or community wireless networks. How are communities making the most of these opportunities, and what lessons are we learning? 


Location: Helzberg Auditorium

Date: Wednesday May 18th, 2016

Time: 3:30-4:30 PM



Cassie Bair

Chief Business Development Executive

Mobile Citizen


Rick Deane


Connecting for Good


Kelly McCarthy

Program Director

Tech Goes Home Chattanooga


Charity Kittler

Library Hotspot Program Manager

New York Public Library 



Clayton Banks

Chief Digital Officer

Silicon Harlem

Comments (1)

Cassie Bair said

at 2:27 pm on May 17, 2016

Hi Clayton - I understand you wanted some moderator question ideas. A few that come to mind:

- The usual "tell us about your organization" one
- What are three key ingredients to a successful strategy?
- What is the number one lesson learned in implementing these kinds of programs?
- What do you wish you saw more of when implementing these programs?

Looking forward to seeing everyone in KC!

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