City Staff Ideas Challenge
#nycspeaks2022 Share your ideas for bold actions the Mayor should take
NYC has committed resources to building the broadband infrastructure and bringing low-cost internet services to areas neglected and underserved. The City must go beyond, and consider a laptop lending program in schools, providing technology classes for both students and parents in an effort to close the digital divide and promote digital literacy and inclusion. The pandemic has highlighted an existing issue where both students and parents were unable to “connect” in a digital world.
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I agree NYC is the capital of the world and its no reason why families and public housing residents should not have
free broadband services and laptops. New York city has various tech companies that should be a shared partnership
helping people in low income communities as a single parent my Verizon bill is $155 and I live in public housing I
could use some assistance my salary is not going up we need a living wage bill for single parents.
Being able to use digital devices (such as computers or smart phones and the internet. This is important, but a lack of digital skills is not necessarily the only, or the biggest, barrier people face. Arise Portal
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that is great observation! The digital divide, which refers to the gap between those who have access to technology and the internet and those who do not, has become even more apparent during the pandemic. Many students and parents faced challenges in participating fully in the digital world due to limited access to resources. https://www.mymilestonecard.biz/
To address this issue, New York City (NYC) has recognized the importance of building broadband infrastructure and providing affordable internet services to underserved areas. This initiative aims to bridge the digital divide by ensuring that more people have access to reliable and affordable internet connections.
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