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

October 22, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Click For Overview Click For 10/22 Conference Agenda Click For 10/22 Participants Click For 10/22 Speaker Presentations Click For Preliminary Conclusions and Recommendations Click For 10/22 Chat Comments Click For 10/22 Video Replay     The COVID-19 pandemic shelter-in-place and social distancing orders spotlighted the…

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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 @ 8:00 am - February 11 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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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Supervisors Approve Countywide EIR to Expedite Shovel-Ready Broadband Projects

“The Nevada County Board of Supervisors is a champion for broadband access. By approving this Countywide Programmatic Environmental Impact Report, the Board will expedite deployment of ubiquitous broadband infrastructure to enhance public safety, economic prosperity, and environmental protection,” said Sunne Wright McPeak, President and CEO […]

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California Extends Tax on Phones to Fund High-Speed Internet

Californians could have higher cellphone bills after Gov. Gavin Newsom signed two laws on Friday aimed at giving the state more money to build high-speed internet connections in unserved areas. California is one of 41 states that collect a tax on phone bills and uses […]

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