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

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer will host a virtual discussion on technology disparities and possible solutions that increase access, expand outreach, and best equip urban communities for the future. It will take place online on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 6:30 PM. You can watch the livestream here: https://neighbors.columbia.edu/events/virtual-town-hall-bridging-digital-divide-during-covid-19

You can submit your questions in advance here .

Panelists Include:

  • Clayton Banks, Co-Founder and CEO of Silicon Harlem
  • Noel Hidalgo, 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