These Chamber of Commerce will expose the statewide membership of small business firms to the benefits of broadband technology to their productivity and profitability.
Radio Bilingue reaches into farmworker communities in the interior of the state, a region with one of the lowest per-capita rates for broadband penetration and access in California. It is reaching 60,000 listeners, broadcasting 111 hours of live call-in programs, and assisting 2,000 callers. This […]
Facilitating the integration of interactive health education and decision support kiosks developed by the Department of Veterans Affairs into the California Telehealth Network.
Connected 3,000 low-income households to broadband and began building digital inclusion programs that will function as technology ecosystems for underserved urban and rural communities.
Providing e-learning, basic computer training, and broadband access to 472 residential units in the Lion Creek Crossings development in East Oakland as well as computer access and training to a broader group of residents in affordable housing programs throughout the East Bay.
Working on Smart Housing policies at the local, state, and federal level; cultivating prospective Smart Housing champions and organizing an effective engagement and consultation process; and developing replicable models for the installation, funding, and maintenance of broadband technology in affordable housing developments.
Working to make ubiquitous broadband available to all rural communities in the three county regions of Mono, Inyo and Eastern Kern, through the aggregation of users, engagement of the providers and potential users, simplification of the county and municipal policies and outreach to the unserved […]
Deployed 6 community wireless networks in low-income residential buildings and business corridors in 3 Los Angeles neighborhoods, provided Wi-Fi to 325 residential units, while providing technology-based training to 700 participants. Progress to Date: Deployed and managed 10 community wireless networks, with over 1,000 unique users. […]
Mobilizing a network of eight community based organizations to provide Digital Literacy training to limited-English speaking families in 5 Bay Area counties reaching 8,320 adults. This project was made possible with generous funding from the National Telecommunications and Information Agency (NTIA) within the U.S. Department […]
Developed a model that can be used as a template to increase broadband for the four counties of RCC – Del Norte, Humboldt, Mendocino and Trinity. The long-term goal of the project is to make ubiquitous broadband available to all rural communities through the aggregation […]