Focus Areas

The key focus areas of the Digital Equity Lab are:

  • Equitable models of digital access, including holistic and accountable broadband infrastructure systems
  • “Digital Sanctuary” and other digital equity frameworks for online privacy, safety, and cyber-security
  • Smart city and edge tech innovations and their potential benefits and risks for underrepresented and vulnerable communities

Reports

Equity & Digital Privacy in NYC

October 10, 2018

What is Digital Equity? — Part I: Communications Resilience

July 28, 2018

Take It Or Leave It

June 2, 2018

News & Events

Net Inclusion 2019

February 10, 2019

Call for Proposals: Digital Decennial Census Risk Assessment

December 4, 2018

Maya Wiley on FCC Commissioner Rosenworcel's Broadband Conversations Series

October 9, 2018

Digital Equity Lab Launches in NYC

June 12, 2018

Digital Equity Lab Symposium 3.20.2018

June 4, 2018

Launch Symposium

June 2, 2018

Press

Digital Equity Lab Launches in NYC (Government Technology, 12 June 2018)

Connection Racket (Slate, 1 June 2018) – Quotes Co-Director Greta Byrum on FCC's plan for Puerto Rico

Open City: Does sharing have a cost? (The Local, 18 May 2018) – Quotes Co-Director Greta Byrum on open data vs. data privacy

We can’t count on the Census Bureau (New York Daily News, 5 March 2018) – Opinion piece by Co-Director Maya Wiley

We Need The Internet: What Black Women Stand To Lose If Net Neutrality Protections End (Essence, 14 December 2017) – By Co-Director Maya Wiley