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- Skills Mismatch
The pandemic demonstrated the urgency of putting high-quality, connected technology in more hands. But it also made clear that we won't close the digital divide or realize our nation's economic potential until we empower all workers to adapt to technology's constant evolution in the workplace.
America needs a comprehensive policy strategy for digital equity at work. Policymakers have the power to put a strategy in place that guarantees foundational digital skills for all, lifelong upskilling for current workers, and rapid re-skilling for those who've lost their job.
Corporate Partners join NSC and BLU in Closing the Digital Divide
NSC, Business Leaders United (BLU), and corporate partners – including Fortune 500s, Chambers of Commerce, and small businesses – have signed on to a set of principles for closing the digital divide. These newly released principles bring attention to the often-overlooked role of digital skill building in digital inclusion.View Signatories
Closing the Digital Skill Divide
A groundbreaking analysis by NSC in partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta finds that 92% of jobs require digital skills while 1/3 of workers don’t have the foundational digital skills necessary to enter and thrive in today’s jobs.Read the Report
Implementing the New Digital Equity Act: What state and local skills advocates need to know.
The fact sheet is designed for advocates in workforce boards and American Job Centers, community colleges, nonprofit community-based organizations, labor-management partnerships, adult education providers, and immigrant-serving organizations who are curious about how this new funding can support workers.Download the Fact Sheet
Summit Sequels: From theory to reality: How skills advocates are advancing digital skills policy
Find out how advocates have created digital upskilling programs that meet worker need and business demand.Watch now