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Compass Program: Lack of Broadband in Suburban and Rural Areas

Lack of Broadband in Suburban and Rural Areas: A Community Conversation
In March of 2020, many of us migrated into our homes, turned on our laptop and began working remotely. Schooling migrated online, business meetings online, our social lives online. What about people who don’t have access to internet, specifically broadband access? How has the pandemic effected their ability to work and connect?  What can our communities and agencies do to include our distant neighbors into the social circles of an online community?

PANELISTS
ANNA BOROFF – Executive Director, Minnesota Cable Communications Association
BERNADINE JOSELYN – Director of Public Policy and Engagement, Blandin Foundation
NATHAN ZACHARIAS – President, Zacharias Government Relations
DANA HEALY – Moderator  (Executive Director, NineNorth)