|12:00pm – 1:00pm||Planning for Digital Inclusion and Equity in Texas |
Join us for a discussion on the current state of broadband and computer access, adoption, and affordability in Texas, and policy responses that will help close the digital divide in our state.
Speakers include Hon. Rudolph “Rudy” Metayer, President of the Texas Black Caucus Foundation, Thomas Marshall III, Education Policy Fellow at IDRA (Intercultural Development Research Association), Nora Belcher, Executive Director of Texas e-Health Alliance and other policy experts. Introducing the talk will be Ranjana Natarajan, Clinical Professor at the University of Texas School of Law.
The webinar is co-sponsored by the Texas Black Caucus Foundation and the Civil Rights Clinic at the University of Texas School of Law, who jointly published a report on this issue using data analyzed by Prof. Sharon Strover: https://law.utexas.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/11/2021/04/2021-CvRC-Digital-Inclusion.pdf.For more information visit https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2021/05/04/60725/