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Watch Digital Access is a 21st Century Civil Right, Digital Equity Conversations with Dolores Huerta, or Mignon Clyburn and Rachelle Chong.  View Statewide Survey 2021 Results; Ten Years of Achievement in Closing the Digital Divide Report and Video, or A Broadband Deployment and Adoption Resource Guide.  Visit the CETF YouTube.  Research California Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) Enrollment  by County or Zip Code.

CETF provides leadership statewide to close the “Digital Divide” by accelerating the deployment and adoption of broadband to unserved and underserved communities and populations.

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Post-Election Briefing New Federal Partnership On Broadband
With The Benton Institute For Broadband & Society

November 13, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

REGISTER TODAY FOR THE FIRST POST-ELECTION BRIEFING NEW FEDERAL PARTNERSHIP ON BROADBAND Friday, November 13, 2020 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PST Briefing on New Report from the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society Broadband for America’s Future:  A Vision for the 2020s Benton Institute…

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Giving Tuesday Spotlight: San José Digital Inclusion Partnership

December 1, 2020

Donate to the San José Digital Inclusion Fund Today, more than 20,000 students in San José remain unconnected and unable to participate in distance learning as they head into the second half of the school year. The Digital Inclusion Partnership team has prepared a media…

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Delivering on the Promise of Telehealth to Improve Health Status in California – Session 2 »

December 2, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Click for Dec. 2 Conference Agenda Click for Video Replay Click for Overview Department of Managed Health Care - Telehealth Checklist REGISTER TODAY Register in advance for this meeting: (click link) https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwscu2hpzIoG9Z6GyN4vkTZBuBXEQCaWw6a Join Session Two: Delivering on the Promise of Telehealth to Improve Health Status…

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2021 School2Home Leadership Academy »

February 9, 2021 @ 8:00 am - February 11, 2021 @ 3:00 pm

School2Home convenes an annual Leadership Academy as part of the Learning Communities Core Component.  At School2Home Leadership Academy each School Leadership Team comes prepared to share their expertise and “lessons learned” with other partners.  In 2020 prominent presenters at the School2Home Leadership Academy included:  Member…

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Board of Expert Advisors Public Forum »

March 11, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

The Goals and Objectives of the forum are outlined below.  We look forward to seeing you on Thursday for a good discussion. Provide a context federal government from the New Administration for Digital Equity. Present and overview of State broadband legislation for deployment and adoption.…

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Roundtable Discussion On Broadband Hosted By CETF with California Forward Student Leaders

April 14, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Please join California legislators, Assemblymember Mike Gipson and Assemblymember Tim Grayson and young leaders associated with California Forward for a virtual discussion on the Digital Divide organized by the California Emerging Technology Fund on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 10 - 11AM via Zoom. Click…

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Webinar: Valley Vision, CETF, and California Forward

May 14, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Valley Vision, CETF, and California Forward for a webinar presentation of the updated Resource Guide.  Register now here. Valley Vision, together with the California Emerging Technology Fund and California Forward, invite you to the statewide launch of “Getting Connected: A Broadband Deployment and Adoption…

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Digital Equity and Inclusion – An Informative Discussion

May 27, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

CETF President and CEO Sunne Wright McPeak will be moderating a discussion hosted by the Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVEF) on how fundamental Digital Equity and Inclusion are for educational and career growth across all fields. The Digital Equity and Inclusion discussion will cover in-depth the…

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Webinar – Milken Institute and Cal Matters – Digital Divide: Equity in Infrastructure »

September 21, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

REGISTRATION LINK: https://web.cvent.com/event/5628d39b-28f8-471e-a2b0-1a4abcc7eece/summary We’re excited to join an important discussion hosted by the Milken Institute Center for Regional Economics and CalMatters to explore how closing California's Digital Divide can be key to recovery from recession and progress toward an economy centered on equity, mobility and…

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Broadband Breakfast Live – Giving Thanks for Better Broadband »

November 23, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Although primarily focused on physical broadband networks, the Infrastructure, Investment and Jobs Act passed on November 5 also includes $2.75 billion for digital equity and inclusion. This special “Giving Thanks for Better Broadband” edition of Broadband Breakfast Live Online will probe the dimensions of broadband…

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Get Connected! California/Affordable Connectivity Program

As schools open up, all school districts and county offices of education are invited to participate in the Get Connected! Initiative. Get Connected! promotes the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), which provides a monthly discount of up to $30 off home internet to qualifying families of […]

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