By Corian Zacher

NCC Joins Letter Encouraging Governor Newsom to Support Local Governments in $7 Billion Broadband Infrastructure Proposal

On May 18th, NCC joined allied organizations in a letter to the California State Assembly Committee on Budget, supporting Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposal to invest $7 billion in broadband infrastructure …

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E2D Is Promoting Social Justice by Expanding Computer Access and Literacy in North Carolina

Since 2013, E2D (“Eliminate the Digital Divide”) has worked to refurbish devices, promote digital literacy, and work toward the goal of ensuring that everyone in Charlotte, North Carolina, has equitable …

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Treasury Department Releases Rules That May Lead to More Confusion Than Connectivity

The State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (“SLFRF”) is a $350 billion emergency fund to be used by eligible state, local, territorial, and Tribal governments to support the populations hit …

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Next Century Cities Discusses State Strategies for Promoting the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program With the California Public Utilities Commission

On May 10, 2021, Next Century Cities’ Francella Ochillo, Ryan Johnston, and Corian Zacher met with California Public Utilities Commissioner Martha Guzman Aceves and members of her staff to discuss …

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Next Century Cities Releases Broadband Mapping Report That Highlights State and Local Data Collection Efforts

Disparities between those who have reliable broadband access and those who do not have never been more apparent. The transition of countless services online has united people living in all …

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