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Latinos and the Internet: Jobs, Education, and Empowerment in a Digital Economy
The Hispanic Bar Association of DC, the Hispanic National Bar Association, the Hispanic the Technology and Telecommunications Partnership, the League of United Latin American Citizens, and the Minority Media & Telecommunications Council
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
This panel discussion will address: (i) why the Internet and digital literacy are critical to empowering the Latino community; (ii) the barriers to closing the digital divide; and (iii) the key tools available to the Federal Communications Commission, policy makers, and communities to close the digital divide by getting more Hispanics online and prepared for a global and increasingly digital future.
The panelists include: Joycelyn James, Senior Attorney, Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC); Jason Llorenz, Executive Director, Hispanic Technology and Telecommunications Partnership (HTTP); and Brent Wilkes, National Executive Director, League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC). Former FCC Commissioner and Wiley Rein LLP partner Henry M. Rivera will moderate the panel.
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