The Board of Regents and the State Education Department convened the first of a series of Digital Equity Summits to establish a shared understanding of digital inequity and create a joint vision toward achieving digital equity in New York State. The first of these summits featured Executive Director of NDIA, Angela Siefer, and Economic and Digital Inclusion Program Manager for The City of Long Beach, CA. Rebecca F. Kauma.

Angela Siefer dives into what Digital Inclusion and Digital Equity are, what’s is needed to reach an equitable digital world, and how the pandemic changed the Digital Inclusion field. Rebecca Kauma then speaks in-depth about Racial Equity and Digital Inclusion work – what it is, why it matters, and how to reach inclusion.

Angela starts at timestamp 16:02, followed immediately by Rebecca at timestamp 24:44.