Strategies for Bridging the Digital Divide: A ConnectedMN Case Study
Date & Time
Tuesday, April 30, 2024, 3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Scott Cole Hannah Buckland

Explore the impactful strides made by ConnectedMN in addressing the digital divide in Minnesota. This case study offers insights into the practical strategies that drove their collective impact initiative, including community conversations, grantee gatherings, and steering committee engagement. Key questions we'll delve into include:

  • How did ConnectedMN authentically engage communities in shaping their approach? 
  • What tools and assessments guided resource allocation for high-impact initiatives? 
  • How were collaborative partnerships cultivated to amplify digital equity efforts? 
  • Why is genuine storytelling crucial for advancing equitable outcomes? 

Discover the real-world impacts of ConnectedMN's work, from raising over $5.3 million to distributing 870+ devices and connecting 647+ households, and impacting thousands of students. Join us to learn how to apply these strategies in your own community, advancing collective impact with equity at its core.

Session Type
Concurrent Short Talks
Issue Area
Digital Equity / Opportunity
Conference Theme 2024
Listen to and act with community