How to Get Broadband Nationally & Locally
Live workshop: Wednesday, July 7, 1– 2:00 pm ET
Social justice, communications justice, and affordable access go hand-in-hand, and in no time has this been more clear than during the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. The UCC’s 60-year-old media justice ministry has been working on these issues for decades, and their importance is more evident than ever before. Come to our workshop to learn about:
Don't forget to add July 7, at 1pm eastern (10 am pacific) to your calendar after you register! Find our workshop here on the Synod workshop platform (there is a separate free signon to get to the workshop platform).
- A new $50/month subsidy ($75 on tribal lands) to help low-income families purchase broadband.
- How you can follow in the footsteps of a student organizer who successfully her ISP to increase speeds in its low-income low-cost broadband product.
- Emulate a local church in Massachusetts that hosted a remote learning center using its wi-fi during the pandemic.
- Link up with local digital inclusion advocates around the country through the National Digital Inclusion Alliance.