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.

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