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Infrastructure: workforce development is a crucial part of digital equity

Broadband Infrastructure Workforce Development

The article linked below, titled "Workforce Development Is a Crucial Part of Digital Equity;" emphasizes the importance of workforce development in achieving digital equity. 

It highlights the growing digital divide and the need to ensure that everyone has equal access to technology and digital skills. 

The article argues that addressing digital equity requires more than just providing access to broadband; it also necessitates investing in programs and initiatives that enhance digital skills and empower individuals to participate fully in the digital economy. 

It discusses various strategies for workforce development, such as expanding digital literacy programs, fostering public-private partnerships, and creating career pathways in technology-related fields. 

The article concludes by emphasizing the significance of workforce development as a key component of achieving digital equity and fostering inclusive economic growth.

Nicol Turner Lee, Malamud J. Workforce development is a crucial part of digital equity. Brookings. Published May 18, 2023. Accessed May 31, 2023.