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Earlier this month, the SHLB Coalition hosted #BuildWithSHLB, a Giving Tuesday campaign to raise $20,000 in support of our work to close the digital...

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Earlier this week, the Senate started to debate the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, a $1 trillion package that includes $65 billion for...

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Libraries today may be on the brink of a great mobilization to narrow the digital divide. The needs are there, and money is certainly available....

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The Federal Communications Commission’s Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) is a $7 billion opportunity that will allow schools and libraries to...

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The recently-approved American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) allocated $7.171 billion to a new Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF), an historic expansion of...

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I know, I know. You don’t want to think about 2020 anymore. But the SHLB Coalition just published our 2020 Annual Report last month, and it...

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Introduction With nearly everything happening in virtual spaces due to the coronavirus pandemic, broadband access has never been more critical....

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By Alicja Johnson, communications manager, SHLB Coalition For this year's Giving Tuesday, SHLB asked our community to help us raise $10,000 for our...

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“We should construct broadband policy based on the ways people use broadband, and that has changed drastically,” writes Benton Senior...

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We already know that the Federal Communication Commission’s current broadband maps are flawed – they overstate broadband availability,...

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By Emily Olson, chief operating officer, SHLB Coalition In 2013, SHLB’s office was based in my living room. We had 32 wonderful member...

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Healthcare providers are hurting. As positive coronavirus cases increase in many rural parts of the country, hospitals and health clinics struggle...

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