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Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 11:25

Have questions about technology? The Kansas City Public Library Tech Access team is here to help! Join the team as they talk about various Tech Tips and take your questions about anything digital.

 
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 12:05

The Mayor and City Council will hear a presentation on two detailed studies on digital disparities in our community. The presentations will focus on these communities broadly in a study from national digital inclusion expert Dr. John Horrigan who worked on a study commissioned by the Kansas City…

 
Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 12:57

KSHB aired a story this morning describing the important work of Connecting for Good during the coronavirus outbreak.

 
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 13:20

Given the expanding landscape of work and school closures, Broadband and wireless providers are stepping up to help people stay connected during the coronavirus outbreak. This post will be updated as new information comes in.

 
Friday, March 6, 2020 - 09:47

At the March 6 meeting of the Kansas City Coalition for Digital Inclusion, we are hearing from several Internet Service Providers about their options for low-cost connectivity.

 
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 12:46

Kansas City has been a national leader in promoting digital inclusion ever since it became the first Google Fiber city in 2011.

 
Friday, March 8, 2019 - 11:52

The Kansas City Coalition for Digital Inclusions was pleased to welcome newly-appointed FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks to our last meeting. He made some remarks and took a number of questions from the Coalition membership.

 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 13:55

Each year, states, districts, schools, and classrooms across the United States and around the world hold thousands of events to celebrate Digital Learning Day. Include your event on the national map by visiting https://digitallearningday.org/register-your-event/

 
Monday, February 4, 2019 - 10:00

At the Coalition meeting on Friday, Feb. 1, Ina Montgomery from Urban Tec provided an informative and insightful presentation about the contributions of African Americans to technology and innovation. Download the presentation now »

 
Friday, January 11, 2019 - 09:23

From NDIA: "NDIA today published six interactive maps showing the percentages of households with wireline broadband connections, and the percentage of households with no home Internet connection of any kind, for every Census tract in the United States.