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Digital Access: Connecting Idahoans to Their Communities and Beyond

October 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT

Authorized and funded under Title III of the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs ActThe Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) is working with community partners in a range of fields to create a digital access and inclusion plan for the state. In Idaho, ICfL has named this plan “Digital Access for All Idahoans.” This gathering is one of the first steps in building the state-wide plan that will address the needs of Idahoans in a variety of locations and stages in life.

Attendees will:

  • Build awareness of existing and potential digital inclusion initiatives
  • Be introduced to the new statewide Digital Access for All Idahoans Planning process
  • Network with others who are passionate about ensuring more Idahoans have the resources needed to participate in today’s digital society

Agenda:

October 5, 2022 1-4 p.m. PST at the Lewiston City Library

1-4 p.m. PST

  • Introductions
  • Five elements of digital inclusion
  • Funding opportunities
  • Planning process
  • Hear from local broadband groups
  • Panel on digital access models
  • Visioning to plan the future

4-4:30 p.m. PST

  • Spirited, but spirit free, networking time on patio (optional)

Light refreshments will be provided

Registration options:

  • Online
  • In-person