The Digital Divide: How Does it Divide Hoosiers?

Thursday, December 10, 2020

The pandemic has highlighted the “digital divide”. Broadband access varies widely across Indiana, and affects key elements of the state budget including K-12 education and health care. This Family Impact Seminar shared recent evidence about useful policy strategies. 

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The State of Broadband in Indiana
Roberto Gallardo, PhD
Director – Purdue Center for Regional Development / C&RE Extension Specialist at Purdue University

The Digital Divide and Education
Laura Stelitano, PhD
Associate Policy Researcher at the RAND Corporation

Digitally Invisible and the New Underclass
Nicol Turner Lee, PhD
Senior Fellow, Governance Studies and Director, Center for Technology Innovation, Brookings Institution