The Connected Nation Blog: Broadband and Social Justice Summit Underway in Washington, D.C.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Broadband and Social Justice Summit Underway in Washington, D.C.

Today, the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) began its inaugural Broadband and Social Justice Summit at Howard University in Washington, D.C. The summit continues through January 22.

The event agenda features a series of presentations and roundtable discussions with key policymakers, including Blair Levin, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Executive Director, Broadband Initiative; Mignon Clyburn, FCC Commissioner; and Larry Strickling, Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Director of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).

MMTC, a Connected Nation partner, invites students, policy advocates, educators and members of the public to join in and witness this unique dialogue. For the agenda and registration, click

MMTC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and preserving equal opportunity and civil rights in the mass media and telecommunications industries. MMTC is generally recognized as the nation's leading advocate for minority advancement in communications.