Online For All: Coalition Mobilizes for Digital Equity during Back-to-School Season

  • Last month, as part of Back to School Bus Tour 2023: Raise the Bar, Secretary Cardona held a roundtable discussion in Kansas City, KS about broadband connectivity with FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel. During this event with local superintendents and community-based organizations, Secretary Cardona emphasized its critical role in expanding educational opportunities, supporting access to services, and creating pathways for full participation in the economy.
    • Verizon and the National Urban League worked with the Houston Area Urban League and the City of Houston to conduct outreach and enrollment activities, including providing free backpacks with school supplies and ACP flyers to students and families.

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