Category: Newsletters

Giving Tuesday: Donate Today CETF Digital Equity Fund

Dear Digital Equity Champion: Today, we celebrate Giving Tuesday and invite you to join the spirit of generosity by “Giving the Gift of Connectivity” and donating to the California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF) Digital Equity Fund. Your contribution to the Digital Equity Fund will have […]

Governor Signs Digital Equity Bill of Rights Into Law!

The California Emerging Technology Fund is pleased to announce that Governor Newsom has signed the Digital Equity Bill of Rights (AB414) into law! CETF wants to take a moment to thank the Governor, Legislators, and more than 5,000 organizations and individuals who have endorsed and mobilized for the passage of […]

What’s the Key to Closing the Digital Divide ❓🤔

Dear Digital Equity Champion: The mission of California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF) to close the Digital Divide remains vital for students beginning their school year, older adults wanting access to telehealth care from the comfort of home, job seekers looking for opportunities, and millions of […]

Spring Into Action for Digital Equity with CETF

Dear Digital Equity Champion: It has been a busy first quarter for 2023 as the California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF) has been working diligently to achieve Digital Equity in California by convening Digital Equity leaders throughout the state to coordinate our shared work. The dedication […]

First 38 Days -What Leaders Have Done For Digital Equity

We are so energized to be partnering with all of you to achieve Digital Equity. Thank you for your leadership and congratulations on the progress you’ve already made in 2023. We are on track to make this a breakthrough year for Digital Equity. CETF is […]

Register Today! Digital Equity Broadband For All Summit

Dear Friends, It’s going to take movement of Digital Champions to close the Digital Divide in the Quest for Digital Equity.  That is why we are supportive of the California Department of Technology (CDT) and wanted to share information with the CETF network so that […]

On Earth Day Learn Why Broadband Is A Vital Green Strategy

Happy Earth Day!  We are pleased to bring you the latest headlines from California Emerging Technology Fund.  We have several exciting developments to share, which underscore the progress we are making to close the Digital Divide in California.  In the past month, we have released […]

Join CETF Call For Digital Equity

CETF Announces Opportunity to Sign the Digital Equity Bill of Rights. Read the 10 CETF Digital Equity Bill of Rights.  CETF Board of Directors in November adopted these principles to advance the Quest for Digital Equity and foster consensus among Digital Champions.  To sign on, […]

Read About The CETF Quest For Digital Equity In California

The most digitally-disadvantaged populations cannot wait any longer for ubiquitous broadband in California. CETF Board Member and former State Senator Martha M. Escutia, who serves as Vice President of Government Relations at USC, wrote an opinion piece in CalMatters laying out urgent policy prescriptions:  Bridge […]