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 The Digital Divide With Action On Creating Access To Broadband For All.
The Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce, Valley Vision, the Greater Sacramento Economic Council and Sacramento Area Council of Governments in a new report, Our Path Forward: A Prosperity Strategy, call for digital access, more technology training and more inclusive policies. Read about it in the Sacramento Business Journal: Digital Divide Is Modern Incarnation Of Historic Lack Of Inclusion.
Sunne Wright McPeak, President and CEO
California Emerging Technology Fund