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From Charm City to Solidarity City


Baltimoreans are in tremendous collective need. Poverty, hunger, eviction, homelessness, and physical and mental illness are all on the rise. The federal government’s response to COVID-19 has been abysmal, especially in assisting poor families and average workers. Policies designed to ...

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How the tech sector can become anti-racist


As the nation works to address white supremacy and commits to ensuring Black Lives Matter, tech companies have issued statements touting their commitment to racial justice. They’ve also made philanthropic contributions, bought from black businesses and stood up offices of diversity ...

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Technology can be a tool for equality


Earlier this summer as the national conversation turned intensely to issues of inclusion and equality, I began to think what role an industry association, especially one that focuses on technology, could play in making a difference. Recently, it seems technology ...

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High-speed internet for all students


High-speed internet service is essential to our elementary and high school students. Remote online learning due to the coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated the digital divide in education. Those without high-speed internet experience will have limited job opportunities. It is a ...

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