Podcast The Divide: Blair Levin and Clint Odom on digital equity and inclusion


On this episode of The Divide, we hear from Blair Levin, who oversaw the creation of the National Broadband Plan under President Barack Obama and served as FCC Chairman Reed Hundt's chief of staff under President Bill Clinton, as well as Clint Odom, senior vice president of policy and advocacy at the National Urban League.

Earlier this year, the National Urban League put forth the Lewis Latimer Plan for Digital Equity & Inclusion, outlining steps toward ending the digital divide and creating a more equitable and inclusive society in the US.

We discuss the goals of the plan, which include deploying networks everywhere, overcoming the significant adoption gap, using networks to improve the delivery of essential services and creating new economic opportunities in the digital economy and how the National Urban League and others are working with policy makers at the federal level to advance this agenda.

Nicole Ferraro, contributing editor and host of "The Divide" and "What's the Story?" Light Reading

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3/25/2021 |
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