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New slides & recording - Digital Equity for Libraries

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Amanda Bergson-Shilcock
Mon, Apr 18, 2022 7:08 PM

Hello NCL colleagues,

National Skills Coalition partnered with our friends at the American
Library Association and Public Library Association to host a webinar
on Gearing
Up for the Digital Equity Act with Libraries
last week. Check out the
slides and recording
https://nationalskillscoalition.org/event/gearing-up-for-the-digital-equity-act-with-libraries/?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=,
and please share with your library partners.

Shout-out to our amazing collaborators on this event:

  • Larra Clark, American Library Association-Public Library Association
  • Lauren Moore, NY State Librarian
  • Scott Rasmussen, Director of the NY ConnectAll Office
  • Becky Raymond, Chicago Citywide Literacy Coalition

and my equally awesome colleagues *Caroline Treschitta *and Tianna
Montgomery
!

(Longer e-mail with additional resource links below.)

-Amanda


From: National Skills Coalition info@nationalskillscoalition.org
Sent: Monday, April 18, 2022 1:43 PM
Subject:  Slides and Recording from Digital Equity Webinar with ALA/PLA

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Hi Friend,

Thank you for attending our April 12 webinar,* Gearing Up for the Digital
Equity Act with Libraries. *Slides and a recording
https://nationalskillscoalition.org/event/gearing-up-for-the-digital-equity-act-with-libraries/?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=
from the webinar are now available. In addition, below are the resources
that were shared in the chat during the webinar.

Thank you for your interest in this topic. Make sure to sign on to our 5
principles
https://nationalskillscoalition.org/digital-equity-at-work/?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=
for Digital Equity @ Work, and stay tuned for updates as the Digital Equity
Act rolls out!

National Skills Coalition

P.S. For more details on the three types of funding available through the
Digital Equity Act, also see slides and recording from NSC's March 2022
webinar.
https://nationalskillscoalition.org/event/implementing-the-digital-equity-act/?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=

Resources:

Resources from New York State:

Resources from North Carolina:

Resources from Illinois:

Other resources shared by webinar participants:

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National Skills Coalition
Pronouns: she/her/hers
1250 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 200, Washington DC 20036
215-285-2860 (mobile)

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Hello NCL colleagues, National Skills Coalition partnered with our friends at the American Library Association and Public Library Association to host a webinar on *Gearing Up for the Digital Equity Act with Libraries* last week. Check out the slides and recording <https://nationalskillscoalition.org/event/gearing-up-for-the-digital-equity-act-with-libraries/?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=>, and please share with your library partners. Shout-out to our amazing collaborators on this event: - *Larra Clark*, American Library Association-Public Library Association - *Lauren Moore*, NY State Librarian - *Scott Rasmussen*, Director of the NY ConnectAll Office - *Becky Raymond*, Chicago Citywide Literacy Coalition and my equally awesome colleagues *Caroline Treschitta *and *Tianna Montgomery*! (Longer e-mail with additional resource links below.) -Amanda ------------------------------ *From:* National Skills Coalition <info@nationalskillscoalition.org> *Sent:* Monday, April 18, 2022 1:43 PM *Subject:* Slides and Recording from Digital Equity Webinar with ALA/PLA [image: logo] <https://www.everyaction.com/?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=> Hi Friend, Thank you for attending our April 12 webinar,* Gearing Up for the Digital Equity Act with Libraries. *Slides and a recording <https://nationalskillscoalition.org/event/gearing-up-for-the-digital-equity-act-with-libraries/?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=> from the webinar are now available. In addition, below are the resources that were shared in the chat during the webinar. Thank you for your interest in this topic. Make sure to sign on to our 5 principles <https://nationalskillscoalition.org/digital-equity-at-work/?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=> for Digital Equity @ Work, and stay tuned for updates as the Digital Equity Act rolls out! National Skills Coalition P.S. For more details on the three types of funding available through the Digital Equity Act, also see slides and recording from NSC's March 2022 webinar. <https://nationalskillscoalition.org/event/implementing-the-digital-equity-act/?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=> *Resources:* - Don't miss the ALA's What Libraries Need to Know about the Digital Equity Act <https://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/blogs/the-scoop/what-libraries-need-to-know-about-the-digital-equity-act/?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=> - Borrow charts and graphs from NSC's *The New Landscape of Digital Literacy* <https://www.nationalskillscoalition.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/05-20-2020-NSC-New-Landscape-of-Digital-Literacy.pdf?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=> report to use in your own advocacy (or e-mail us for a PowerPoint version) - For more data, see NSC's Applying a Racial Equity Lens to Digital Literacy <https://www.nationalskillscoalition.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/Digital-Skills-Racial-Equity-Final.pdf?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=> fact sheet - Want to check out the actual text of the Digital Equity Act? Here's the full infrastructure law <https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-bill/3684/text?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=> -- just Ctrl+F to find the much shorter and easier to read Digital Equity Act section of the larger bill - Locate your state's broadband office <https://broadbandusa.ntia.doc.gov/resources/states?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=#contententarea> - Find a local digital inclusion partner via the National Digital Inclusion Alliance's list of 700+ local affiliates <https://www.digitalinclusion.org/affiliates/?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=> - Learn more about the NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment <http://www.digitalliteracyassessment.org/?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=> (and take it yourself!) - Here's the Digital Navigator Toolkit <https://www.digitalinclusion.org/blog/2021/09/07/salt-lake-city-public-library-publishes-digital-navigator-toolkit/?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=> and case study from Salt Lake City *Resources from New York State:* - Learn about NY State's 2021 Digital Equity Summits <http://www.nysed.gov/digital-equity-summits?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=> - The final report <https://www.nysl.nysed.gov/libdev/DigitalEquityNY.pdf?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=> that came out from NY following those Digital Equity Summits - The NY State Digital Equity Data Portal <https://blogs.cornell.edu/nysdigitalequity/home/?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=> - Additional resources <https://www.nysl.nysed.gov/digitalequity?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=> from the New York State Library - NY's report on state digital access <https://www.nysl.nysed.gov/libdev/documents/HorriganReportNY.pdf?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=>, authored by John Horrigan - This libguide has lots of documentation: https://nyslibrary.libguides.com/digitalequity <https://nyslibrary.libguides.com/digitalequity?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=> *Resources from North Carolina:* - North Carolina statewide digital equity collaborative <https://www.ncbroadband.gov/digital-divide/digital-equity-collaborative?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=> *Resources from Illinois:* - Learn more about the Illinois Digital Learning Lab <https://www.chicagocitywideliteracy.org/what-we-do/technology/illinois-digital-learning-lab/?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=> led by the Chicago Citywide Literacy Coalition/scaleLIT *Other resources shared by webinar participants:* - DigitalLearn.org <http://digitallearn.org/?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=> is used by many organizations; Chicago Public Library has 20+ short courses available in English and Spanish <https://chipublib.digitallearn.org/?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=> - no library card needed! - Resources <https://nnyln.org/digital-inclusion-for-older-adults-in-the-north-country/?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=>to support older adults <https://oats.org/world-class-programs/senior-planet-digital-2/?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=> in digital learning - Detroit Digital Justice Coalition <http://detroitdjc.org/?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=> - NDIA practitioner support <https://www.digitalinclusion.org/practitioner-support/?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=> page [image: Facebook] <https://www.facebook.com/nationalskillscoalition?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=> [image: Twitter] <https://twitter.com/skillscoalition?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=> [image: LinkedIn] <https://www.linkedin.com/company/nationalskillscoalition/mycompany/?emci=dcecd45e-07bc-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=ea000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001&ceid=> National Skills Coalition 1250 Connecticut Ave NW Suite 200 Washington, DC 20036 United States If you believe you received this message in error or wish to no longer receive email from us, please (Unsubscribing is not supported in previews). -- *Amanda Bergson-Shilcock*, Senior Fellow *National Skills Coalition* Pronouns: she/her/hers 1250 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 200, Washington DC 20036 215-285-2860 (mobile) *www.nationalskillscoalition.org <http://www.nationalskillscoalition.org>* * <http://www.nationalskillscoalition.org>* -- *Amanda Bergson-Shilcock*, Senior Fellow *National Skills Coalition* Pronouns: she/her/hers 1250 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 200, Washington DC 20036 215-285-2860 (mobile) *www.nationalskillscoalition.org <http://www.nationalskillscoalition.org>* * <http://www.nationalskillscoalition.org>*