Digital Equity: Technology and Learning in the Lives of Lower-Income Families

On February 3, 2016, the Joan Ganz Cooney Center, Rutgers University, and New America co-hosted a forum on digital equity and technology among lower-income families at New America’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. The event featured the release of Opportunity for All?, by Vicky Rideout and Vikki Katz.

As we got started, we were thrilled to see some mentions of the report in the news:

The Cooney Center’s Michael Levine welcomed the audience and set the stage for the discussion to follow.

Vicky Rideout presented findings from the national survey:

And Vikki Katz presented highlights from the qualitative studies from California, Arizona, and Colorado:

Sesame Workshop’s CEO Jeff Dunn introduced FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler.

Kevin Clarke led a lively discussion about parent and community engagement and collaborative learning, highlighting important research projects and efforts to reach under-connected Hispanic families.


Download Opportunity for All? Technology and Learning in Lower-Income Families