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ATALM 2017: New Directions in Digital Inclusion Forum

All five of us were able to make it to New Mexico for the 2017 International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums to speak about our digital inclusion projects. Our presentation was an open forum titled New Directions in Digital Inclusion. We’re...

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Webinar: Using FCC Form 477 Census tract and block data

Interested in learning about the FCC's public data on local broadband access and adoption, and how to make it useful for your community? On November 15, NDIA's Bill Callahan will hold a two-hour hands-on webinar for affiliates on "Using FCC Form 477 Census tract and...

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Arizona Tribal Libraries Digital Inclusion Summit

The following is a Field Report from Nicole Umayam in Arizona. Click here learn more about the Digital Inclusion Corps. 26 people attended the Arizona Tribal Libraries Digital Inclusion Summit on September 21, 2017, hosted by the Ak-Chin Indian Community Library in...

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NDIA proposes community-friendly changes in FCC Form 477 data

NDIA recently submitted comments to the Federal Communications Commission suggesting several ways to make the agency's public data on broadband deployment and adoption more useful to local digital inclusion efforts. NDIA's comments can be found here. They were filed...

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Digital Inclusion Resources

  Recently there had been an interest in designing and launching a Digital Inclusion Strategy. An email had sparked a discussion between many Digital Inclusion practitioners about what resources were available to base digital inclusion plans from. From the mail...

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NDIA on Mozilla IRL Podcast “All Access Pass”

Mozilla's ILR Podcast interviewed NDIA's Director Angela Siefer in their episode "All Access Pass". The podcast asks "What is life like without fast Internet, and how does life change once a person has it? Should Internet access be a right, rather than a luxury?" From...

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