EVENT: Jan 14 (6 pm): Lack of Broadband in Suburban and Rural Areas: A Community Conversation

An invitation to a NineNorth event…

January 14, 2021, 6 p.m.
Lack of Broadband in Suburban and Rural Areas: A Community Conversation

In March of 2020, many of us migrated into our homes, turned on our laptop and began working remotely. Schooling migrated online, business meetings online, our social lives online. What about people who don’t have access to internet, specifically broadband access? How has the pandemic effected their ability to work and connect?  What can our communities and agencies do to include our distant neighbors into the social circles of an online community?
This program will be speaking to a panel of policy and broadband professional to provide us insight to broadband build outs in rural areas, or lack of, and why.



ANNA BOROFF – Executive Director, Minnesota Cable Communications Association

BERNADINE JOSELYN – Director of Public Policy and Engagement, Blandin Foundation

NATHAN ZACHARIAS – President, Zacharias Government Relations

DANA HEALY – Moderator  (Executive Director, NineNorth)

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About Ann Treacy

Librarian who follows rural broadband in MN and good uses of new technology (blandinonbroadband.org), hosts a radio show on MN music (mostlyminnesota.com), supports people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota (elimstrongtowershelters.org) and helps with social justice issues through Women’s March MN.

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