equity

Mayors push to dismantle the ’New Jim Code’ 

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Mayors at the Smart City Expo USA said they're closing digital equity gaps and fostering diverse tech talent.

How cities are using data to fight climate inequity

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Leaders said at the Smart City Expo USA that city and local agencies can use data to spot communities that need help during heatwaves.

Equity drives work of Los Angeles data team

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Los Angeles's data team is using community and internal city partnerships to enhance economic, environmental and broadband equity.

North Carolina launches digital equity and literacy office

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The new office will be led by Jeremy Collins, the state’s director of innovative connectivity.

‘Intentionality’ key to service delivery in Minnesota, CIO says

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Minnesota CIO Tarek Tomes says his secret to effective service delivery is in deliberate planning and adjustment in service of a greater mission.

Philadelphia to revise procurement polices to support minority-owned businesses

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Philadelphia is one of 10 cities participating in City Accelerator, a program that advises local governments on developing policies that promote equity.

Report urges cities to consider equity as they adopt emerging tech

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Autonomous vehicles, cryptocurrencies, and body worn cameras each could have unintended consequences on vulnerable populations, according to new research from the National League of Cities.

LinkNYC: Wi-Fi kiosks delayed in city's poorer boroughs

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As New York City continues installation of free internet kiosks in some neighborhoods, while delaying installation in others, a private vendor's advertising model presents a conflict with the city's goal of tech equity.

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