Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly announced that the state will invest $4.75 million in the Digital Opportunities to Connect Kansans (DOCK) program, an initiative designed to improve the digital skills of Kansans.
The Connecticut Department of Administrative Services’ Commission for Educational Technology has released “Connecticut: Everyone Connected,” the state’s draft digital equity plan.
Seattle has opened the application period for its 2024 Digital Equity Grant. Grants are available for non-profits and community groups that are working to close the digital divide across the city.
Massachusetts Gov. Maura Healey signed an executive order (EO) creating the Digital Accessibility and Equity Governance Board. The goal of the board is to strengthen and advance digital accessibility and equity within Massachusetts.
Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson is working to close the city’s device gap. Through a partnership with World Business Chicago, the city is launching Chi Device Donation Month. The month-long campaign encourages Chicago’s business community and large organizations to donate computers and laptops no longer in use to be refurbished and given to families who need a device.