Plenary: Closing the Digital Divide in the Latinx Community
FCC Chairwoman, Jessica Rosenworcel, and LULAC CEO, Sindy Benavides will discuss federal efforts to close the digital divide, followed by a conversation with stakeholders regarding the urgency to increase connectivity in the Latinx community and a new collaboration with Heartland Forward to empower LULAC Councils to help at the local level.
David Cruz, Communications Director, LULAC
Luis Chavez, Education Chair, LULAC National; Senior Director, Career Ladders Project
Sindy Benavides, CEO, LULAC
Jessica Rosenworcel, Chair, FCC
Angie Cooper, Chief Program Officer, Heartland Forward
Caroline Sanchez Crozier, Innovation & Tech Committee Chair, LULAC National; CEO/Founder, CSC Consulting Group & LatinxDLN
Francella Ochillo, Executive Director, Next Century Cities
Matt Schmit, Director, Illinois Office of Broadband
Recorded on November 4th, 2021
Duration: 48 mins. 44 secs.