Digital Equity Resources

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we all have the responsibility to ensure everyone in our communities can connect to the Internet. Facing the social consequences of the coronavirus outbreak requires acknowledging digital inequality and building bridges to overcome barriers to digital inclusion.
In October 2019, Element AI partnered with the Mozilla Foundation and The Rockefeller Foundation to convene a workshop on the human rights approach to AI governance, to determine what concrete actions could be taken in the short term to help ensure that respect for human rights is embedded into the design, development, and deployment of AI systems. This report provides a summary of the workshop discussions and includes a list of recommendations that emerged out of the meeting.
This is the first report of the Media Ethics Lab Charrette series, aiming to serve as the springboard for a larger media ethics dialogue. Published in partnership with George Brown College's Institute without Boundaries, this is equally a summary of the charrette findings as it is a blueprint for future discussion and innovation in the field.
In this White Paper – “Why Smart Communities Need Digital Inclusion”, NDIA reviews what the term smart communities entail and how local government leaders are cementing divides if they fail to include strategies for digital inclusion and digital equity in their smart community plans.