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Virtual Town Hall: Bridging the Digital Divide during COVID-19

April 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Join Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer on Wednesday, April 29th, 2020 at 6:30pm for a virtual discussion on technology disparities and possible solutions that increase access, expand outreach, and best equip communities for future disasters.

Panelists Include: 

  • Clayton Banks, Co-Founder and CEO of Silicon Harlem
  • Noel Hildalgo, Executive Director of BetaNYC
  • Nilsa Orama, Chair of Manhattan Community Board 11
  • Desmond Patton, Assoc. Prof. of Social Work and Assoc. Dean of Curriculum Innovation and Academic Affairs; Columbia University School of Social Work

Moderated by: 

  • Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer

Sponsored by: 

  • BetaNYC
  • Columbia University Office of Government and Community Affairs
  • Columbia University School of Social Work
  • Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer
  • Manhattan Community Board 11
  • Silicon Harlem
  • West Harlem Development Corporation

Visit neighbors.columbia.edu/digitaldivide on April 29, 2020 to attend the virtual town hall.

Details

Date:
April 29
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://neighbors.columbia.edu/events/virtual-town-hall-bridging-digital-divide-during-covid-19

Organizer

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer
Phone:
2126698300
Email:
info@manhattanbp.nyc.gov
Website:
https://www.manhattanbp.nyc.gov/

 

 

About West Harlem Development Corporation
West Harlem Development Corporation (WHDC) is a New York City-based nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization incorporated in 2011 whose mission is to promote increased economic opportunities and quality of life to sustain a vibrant West Harlem community. WHDC’s core program areas are education, workforce and economic development, and affordable housing. With its slogan “Solutions Through Collaborations”, WHDC partially achieves its mission through grantmaking to nonprofit organizations to provide services that benefit the residents of New York City’s Manhattan Community District 9 (MCD9), more commonly referred to as West Harlem. The boundaries of MCD9 are defined as: South to North from 110th Street to 155th Street; East to West from Manhattan, Morningside, St. Nicholas, Bradhurst, Edgecombe Avenues to the Hudson River.