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Expanding Digital Inclusion Via the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law
States have just begun to receive vital new funds for broadband access and digital inclusion as part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law passed by Congress in 2021. As implementation of this legislation moves forward, National Skills Coalition is publishing new recommendations for state officials and for the workforce and education advocates who are critical to the success of this once-in-a-generation investment.Read the Recommendations
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.
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