Digital equity is not a new concept. Library workers have been tasked with addressing this issue since the dawn of personal computers, decades ago. However, the pandemic has thrown obstacles in the end game of making sure our communities are digitally equitable. A recent influx of funding from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 is also now on the table. Panelists will share how working towards digital inclusion requires a strong ecosystem of collaboration, how libraries fit within this ecosystem, and practical guidance on what the future holds for digital equity initiatives.
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January 20, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - January 20, 2022 @ 3:00 pm
March 9, 2022 @ 11:00 am - March 11, 2022 @ 2:15 pm