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Growing Digital Equity Through Community Partnerships
Thursday, February 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
In this webinar, learn strategies for building more digitally inclusive communities including Digital Navigators and collaborations with partners to circulate hotspots and laptops.
As digital access becomes increasingly essential for participating in community life, libraries can play an important role in the digital equity and inclusion ecosystem. Hear about a variety of innovative services and partnerships that King County Library System (KCLS) has instituted for sustainable digital inclusion. These include launching a Digital Navigators service, circulating hotspots and laptops to partners to reach people experiencing homelessness, participating in a community-owned wireless network, and supporting telehealth. Learn to apply these ideas to overcome digital access barriers and meet the digital needs of your own communities.
Presented by :: Dr. Audrey Barbakoff, EdD, MLIS, Community Engagement and Economic Development Manager, Library Outreach, Programs, and Services, King County Library System (WA)