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Adam Echelman: The Emergency Broadband Relief. What will it mean for Baltimore’s digital divide?



Landecker Democracy Fellow and Executive Director of Libraries Without Borders Adam Echelman‘s article was featured on news website.

In his article, Adam has shared that after sending out checks and targeted relief over the past year, the US government’s next step in helping its citizens survive and recover from the pandemic will be covering broadband. The article discusses what this step would mean for Baltimore’s digital divide, and explains who can get free internet, and how.

To read the full article, visit this link.

Adam is one of thirty Landecker Democracy Fellows. This fellowship, a collaboration between the Alfred Landecker Foundation and Humanity in Action, was created to strengthen a new generation of leaders whose approaches to political and social challenges can become catalysts for democratic placemaking and community building. Read more about the fellowship here.