Hispanic Small Business Digital Solutions Webinar

From cyber security threats to building efficiency in an age of digital innovation, this panel of experts will discuss how to help businesses thrive in a rapidly changing economic environment. Learn more about this event, which will give Hispanic Small Businesses the tools they need to thrive in a digital age.

The Program featured four segments on: Business Internet, Business Phones, Cybersecurity Trends, Verizon’s Small Business Digital Ready program:

Join Luis Cruz for a rundown on how businesses can effectively leverage the internet to enhance their products and services.
Jorge Zapata gives insight into the cybersecurity tools businesses must leverage in the digital age.
Join Francisco Mejia for a discussion on how business phones can be effectively leveraged for your business.
Next Street’s Matthew Zapata offers insight into Verizon Small Business Digital Ready, and how it can be leveraged by entrepreneurs to achieve even greater success in the digital age.

LEADForward Community Partnership Chat: Baltimore Digital Equity Coalition

Join Verizon’s Paul Plymouth as he chats with Chrissie Powell, Co-Founder of the Baltimore Digital Equity Coalition (BDEC). BDEC works tirelessly to close the digital divide. They serve historically underserved and underrepresented groups, and implement initiatives that will enhance digital equity not only in Baltimore, but throughout the country. To learn more about their mission, their commitment to ending the digital divide, and why Verizon is so proud to partner with them, watch the video below!

Here’s who’s overseeing broadband efforts in each state

The U.S. federal government is preparing to dish out more than $45 billion in funding for broadband expansion through the $42.5 billion Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) program; the $1 billion Enabling Middle Mile Broadband Infrastructure program; and the $1.5 billion State Digital Equity Act program. In an interesting twist, a majority of the funding is set to be doled out to the states, who will then be responsible for allocating it via competitive grant awards.

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VIP Series: The Alliance for Community Development

Verizon is proud to partner with organizations bettering the communities they serve from the ground up. One such organization is The Alliance for Community Development, a Bay-Area based nonprofit working to foster the success of local, traditionally underrepresented entrepreneurs through individualized programming and comprehensive support.

The Alliance for Community Development leverages Verizon’s Small Business Digital Ready platform to equip entrepreneurs with the skills they need to thrive in the age of the internet. In a rapidly changing online landscape, Verizon is grateful for The Alliance for Community Development’s mission to foster the success of small businesses. To learn more about the entrepreneurs taking part in this incredible organization, watch the video below!

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US Tech Future is a Verizon-led community-focused initiative working to engage the local community in a discussion about technology and how it can improve the lives of local residents for their benefit and the benefit of the community as a whole.

Our mission is to engage with citizens and community stakeholders in USA to provide information on how technology can work to have a dramatic impact on the way we work and live in our communities.

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