Op-ed

Sunne Wright McPeakCETF is linking current opinion editorials written by President and CEO Sunne Wright McPeak to close the Digital Divide, promote Digital Inclusion and connect the economic and green benefits of broadband applications such as Telehealth.

CETF would like you or your organizaton to circulate these messages, or incorporate specific talking points in presentations or media releases.  Please join CETF and connect statewide policy, practice, and opinion with an economic strategy to close the Digital Divide for all Californians.


 

 

Libraries - 21st Century Hubs for Digital Inclusion
December 14, 2009
As renowned California historian and State Librarian Emeritus Kevin Starr has proclaimed, it is time to “reboot California”—literally “restart” all aspects of governance and reform all institutions of government.  That includes a transformation of libraries to be 21st Century Hubs for Digital Inclusion—places where the public can use their library card not only to check out a book, but also to access a computer for high-speed navigation of the Internet to retrieve information from the virtual global library.

Broadband: The Right Prescription for Healthcare in California
October 29, 2009
Our ability to connect through high-speed Internet access—referred to generically as “

broadband”—is improving our lives in many ways—helping us share information and images, research and apply for jobs, stay in touch with loved ones, and access entertainment and news.  Broadband saves consumers time and money, increases productivity in the economy, and reduces impacts on the environment.  And, now, broadband will even help save lives and improve healthcare in California.

Get Smart, California-Get Connected!
August 2009
One of the smartest strategies to spur economic recovery is to get all Californians connected through broadband—high-speed access to the Internet—at home, school, work and in all public places.

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