The Digital Equity Coalition will work collaboratively to close the digital divide through 4 main goals:
Each of these goals tackles a different barrier that often prevents historically underserved and underrepresented groups from achieving digital equity.
BDEC has formed 4 workgroups: one for each of the goals listed above, and a fourth for advocacy and fund development.
Each workgroup is working to:
Workgroups meet every other week, or more frequently as needed.
The full membership of the BDEC, including members of all workgroups or teams, convenes every other week of the month, alternating during the “off” weeks when workgroups or teams do not convene.
Combined, the BDEC is working to:
Note that these are emerging strategies and are subject to change.