HBA-DC Holds Discussion on the “Digital Divide”
May 1 | Washington, DC – HBA-DC held a panel discussion on why the Internet and digital literacy are critical to empowering the Hispanic community, the barriers to closing the digital divide, and the tools available to the policy makers and communities to get more Hispanics prepared for a global and increasingly digital future. Joycelyn James of the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC), Jason Llorenz of the Hispanic Technology and Telecommunications Partnership (HTTP), and Brent Wilkes of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) engaged the audience on these important issues. Former FCC Commissioner Henry M. Rivera moderated the discussion. Among the attendees was former FCC Commissioner and HBA-DC member Gloria Tristani. The event was co-sponsored by the HNBA, MMTC, HTTP and LULAC. The HBA-DC is very thankful to Wiley Rein LLP for hosting the event.