FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 6, 2017
The Mayor and the City of Kansas City, MO are working to implement a Digital Equity Strategic Plan to provide residents with the ability to bridge the digital divide and achieve economic success. Your input is requested!
Please join Kansas City Mayor Sly James and city staff members at one of four upcoming community meetings to share your comments, suggestions and recommended partnerships for successful implementation of the KCMO Digital Equity Strategic Plan:
- Thursday, Feb. 9 from 8-9:30 am at Southeast Library, 6242 Swope Pkwy
- Friday, Feb. 10 from 8 – 9:30 am at Lucille Bluford Library, 3050 Prospect Ave.
- Friday, Feb. 10 from 11:30 am – 1 p.m at KC North Community Center, 3930 NE Antioch Rd, or
- Tuesday, Feb. 14 from 5 – 6:30 p.m. at Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
Representatives from Connecting for Good and The Surplus Exchange will hold a drawing for free computers for attendees, as well as provide information on their digital inclusion service to the community.
The City’s Digital Equity Strategic Plan will provide residents with six pathways to full digital inclusion and economic mobility. The pathways include access to affordable broadband, training and education, and using the internet to find jobs and create businesses. Residents can learn more and provide feedback through the city’s virtual town hall at kcmomentum.org.