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Digital Inclusion Symposium!
Wednesday, October 07, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST
Category: Non NJLA Event

Digital Inclusion Symposium!
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
(https://dipnj.org/events/diws2020/)

Description: During Digital Inclusion Week 2020, DIPNJ is looking to bring together individuals from NJ’s state and municipal governments; public interest groups; and digital inclusion practitioners to

(1) educate on the nature and complexity of digital inequity,

(2) build a culture of true digital inclusion in the state, and

(3) make the case for the creation of a digital inclusion body at the state level.

The Agenda:

*Welcome/A Brief Introduction to Digital Inclusion
*Micro-Lectures: The Many Considerations of Digital Inclusion
*The Digital Divide and Education — Allison Strobel | Chief of Staff | Jersey City Housing Authority
*Refurbished Devices: Considerations and Roadblocks — Mike Brown | Strategic Director | Laptop Upcycle
*The Universal Need for Tech Support — Sierra Harvey | Director, Student Experience | Per Scholas
*Refugee Youth in NJ: Bridging the Digital Divide — Claire Balani | Education Programs Manager | New Jersey Office for Refugees | International Rescue Committee
*Getting State Government On Board — Jim Tobias | Co-Founding Member | Digital Inclusion Practitioners of New Jersey
*Digital Inclusion and the CARES Act — Carleton Lewis | HUD New Jersey Senior Management Analyst | U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
*The Town Hall: Opening the floor for 2-3 minute shares
*Community Resources and Closing Remarks

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Please RSVP HERE: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUoc-2orDMtE9H8IdfU2mCUOAGA8JLI6f4l