Past Meetup

Bridging the Tech Divide in Latinx LA

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1335 Willow St · Los Angeles, CA

How to find us

verynice is located at the corner of Mateo and Willow Streets, down from Zinc Cafe & across from Blue Bottle Coffee. Look for the smiley face! There should be street parking or you can park in nearby lots (around $10), in blue on the image below.

Location image of event venue


Technology is everywhere and everything, yet, more than 24% households in LA don't have an internet connection at home. What's called the digital divide overwhelmingly impacts low-income Latinx immigrants. Given this challenge – How can nonprofits and the tech sector innovate together to solve this problem and most importantly connect to more users?

Maegan E. Ortiz, Executive Director, Instituto de Educación Popular del Sur de California (IDEPSCA) (
Rocío López, Manager of Community Partnerships, Common Sense Latino (
Susie Beltrán Grimm, Early Learning Manager, PBS SoCal (
Camila Uchoa, Senior Information Architect

Moderator: Norma E. Fernandez, Chief Programs Officer, EveryoneOn (

And Hernan Galperin, Associate Professor and Director, Annenberg Research Network on International Communication, will provide a (very quick) snapshot of digital inequalities in LA.

Co-presented with We'll Talk: UX (