Mayors or the FCC: Who understand the broadband needs of metropolitan residents?

Feb 22, 2019
Blair Levin for The Brookings Institution
The development of new digital telecommunications capabilities combined with a persistent digital divide leaves the public sector with enormous responsibilities to promote network quality and deliver equitable access—but it can only do so by sensibly splitting regulatory responsibilities between the

Inspiring the Valley: Positive changes in public housing creates a 'transformative' environment

News Article
Jan 30, 2019
Juanita Stevenson for
FRESNO COUNTY, California - Research shows that a child's enviornment, where they live, can have a huge impact on the outcome of their education. We take a look at how Fresno County's philosophy about public housing is having a positive impact on families.

How can local leaders harness technology and data to improve access to opportunity?

News Article
Oct 5, 2018
Aaron Shroyer, Solomon Greene, and Emily Peiffer for Urban Institute
At a recent symposium convened by Capital One in Plano, Texas, practitioners, researchers, funders, business leaders, technologists, and other stakeholders discussed ways local leaders can harness technology and data to increase access to opportunity.

Innovation Spotlight: Building Digital Connections - Affordable Housing & Education Summit 2016

Jan 8, 2018
This panel provides updates on the future of ConnectHome, the program’s partnership with Google Fiber, and what’s next for using data to assess the program, as well as lessons learned from Google Fiber’s ambitious initiative to provide free high-speed internet to housing authority residents. Calvin
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