Webcast: Investing in Digital Inclusion

Replay video from the live webcast of Investing in Digital Inclusion, a discussion presented by the Federal Reserve, the San Antonio Housing Authority and the UTSA College of Public Policy on Aug. 24, 2016

Jordana Barton, Senior Advisor in Community Development for the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, San Antonio Branch, discussed her publication, "Closing the Digital Divide: A Framework for Meeting CRA Obligations," and highlighted actions financial institutions can take to help bridge the digital divide.

Thanks to the underwriting support of San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA), anyone can watch the webcast live or replay the video later right here on this page.

This event is free and open to the public. It took place at the UTSA Downtown Campus, Buena Vista St. Bldg., Meeting Assembly Room (BV 1.338).

More on this event from the UTSA College of Public Policy:

Access to broadband has become an essential component of economic opportunity and financial well-being, yet there is a significant digital divide in many underserved communities. Under the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) guidelines, financial institutions can support broadband infrastructure and digital inclusion programs of nonprofit organizations, local government and educational groups.

Learn how the CRA guidelines can be used to bridge the digital divide, and how ongoing San Antonio Housing Authority and City of San Antonio efforts provide unprecedented local opportunities. San Antonio is one of 28 communities across the nation adopting the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s ConnectHome initiative to provide internet access and technology support to residents living in assisted housing developments.

Editor's note: UTSA College of Public Policy is a NOWCastSA Nonprofit Member.

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