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) (http://idepsca.org/)
Rocío López, Manager of Community Partnerships, Common Sense Latino (http://www.commonsensemedia.org/latino)
Susie Beltrán Grimm, Early Learning Manager, PBS SoCal (https://www.pbssocal.org/)
Camila Uchoa, Senior Information Architect
Moderator: Norma E. Fernandez, Chief Programs Officer, EveryoneOn (https://everyoneon.org/)
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 (https://www.meetup.com/NELAUX/)