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The City of Portland, Oregon

Office for Community Technology

Broadband & Communications Policy, Cable Regulation & Consumer Protection and Utility Franchises, Licenses & Wireless

Phone: 503-823-5385

111 SW Columbia St, Suite 600, Portland, OR 97201

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DIW2019

 

 Digital Inclusion Week is October 7-11, 2019

Digital Equity means: Digital Inclusion is:
everyone has adequate access to and understanding of information and communications technologies regardless of socioeconomic status, physical ability, language, race, gender or any other characteristics that have been linked with unequal treatment. the activities and supports necessary to ensure Digital Equity is obtained for our
most disadvantaged populations

woman holding sign digital equity is important    man with sign digital equity is data privacy    man with sign digital equity is library

Digital Inclusion Week (DIW) is an opportunity to raise awareness about digital inequities and join nationwide efforts to close those gaps.

Throughout the week, organizations across the nation will host digital inclusion events and share digital stories that highlight specific inequities and the role digital inclusion providers play in meeting these needs. 

DIW2019 ACTIVITIES

Locally, DIN partners, community-based organizations, public agencies, business partners, etc. shared details about existing digital inclusion programs happening during the week and hosted local events related to digital inclusion. A snapshot of events is captured in a DIN sponsored  Calendar of Digital Inclusion Community Events.

During the week DIN members recorded videos, took photos, captured participant stories, and used social media to highlight the importance of digital equity. Great work DIN!         

Videos by metroeast logo


community hotline studio     interview with Jessica Liu

Photo credits go to: Open Signal and MetroEast Community Media

man with sign digital equity is justice   woman with sign digital equity is access without barriers   woman with sign digital equity is access without barriers

man with sign digital equity is reachable    digital equity is future building    man with sign digital equity is interrupting poverty

 digital equity is essential for the future   digital equity is life   digital equity is empowerment

digital equity is our future   digital equity is the key to opportunity   digital equity is representation   

digital equity is sharing knowledge   digital equity is empowering the future   digital equity is access

 

DIW2019 is sponsored by the National Digital Inclusion Alliance representing over 300 affiliated organizations in 38 states that work toward digital equity.