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Annual Conference 2020

Online · October 6-29


Join us this October as we present a month of virtual programming around broadband access, adoption, policy, and more! We’ve all seen over this past year increased recognition that broadband access for all is pivotal to education, work, recreation and social engagement, and civic participation. Broadband access and the skills to use it is indeed more important than ever.

You can still join us – Register Here

Be sure to check out the Schedule and Resources section below – think of it as your online conference program.

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From the Blandin on Broadband Blog

Broadband 2020: Broadband 101: Federal Broadband Funding Overview by Jessica Zufolo, Magellan

Oct 23

Thanks to Jessica Zufolo for sharing her expertise… Broadband 101: Federal Broadband Funding Overview by Jessica Zufolo, Magellan Jessica Zufolo, Vice President, Rural Broadband Strategy Jessica joins Magellan after serving in various senior leadership roles throughout federal government and non-profit … Continue reading

Broadband 2020: Office Hours: CTEP AmeriCorps program, Joel Krogstad

Oct 23

Thanks to folks who spent their Friday lunch with us learning about AmeriCorps and digital literacy! CTEP AmeriCorps program with Joel Krogstad The St. Paul Neighborhood Network’s (SPNN) Community Technology Empowerment Project (CTEP) has 35 AmeriCorps Members provide assessment and instruction that improves … Continue reading

Broadband 2020: Book Club: Thank You for Being Late by Tom Friedman

Oct 23

The Blandin Foundation partnered with Global Minnesota to host a book club to discuss Thank You for Being Late by Tom Friedman to prepare for his keynote next week. (Not too late to sign up for the Friedman keynote – … Continue reading

Broadband 2020: Broadband 101: Creative Partnerships in Cooperative Broadband

Oct 22

Thanks to folks who joined to learn all about partnerships! What do a showcase data center, tax abatements, a water cooperative, and a back office service have in common? They’re all proof that when it comes to deploying broadband, you … Continue reading

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