January 2014

MMTC President David Honig Delivers Annual Remarks on the State of Social Justice in Media, Telecom, and Broadband at BBSJ Summit

January 15, 2014

Tweet MMTC Cofounder and President David Honig delivered the following remarks during the Congressional Luncheon at MMTC’s Broadband and Social Justice Summit. Welcome to the Fifth Annual MMTC Broadband and Social Justice Summit.  I’m going to take you on a journey today into the Open Internet, the digital divide, telecom redlining, and minority spectrum entrepreneurship. […]

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Ana Roca-Castro, Patrick Gusman, Special Guest Youth from HU Middle School, Discuss Empowering Communities through STEM

January 15, 2014

Tweet MMTC’s 5th Annual Broadband and Social Justice Summit starts today, January 15th, at the Westin Georgetown Hotel, 2350 M Street NW, Washington, DC! Come see a wide array of experts from the public, private, government, and nonprofit sectors discuss current best practices and future trends for bringing Digital Learning and STEM education initiatives into […]

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Bill Kennard, Ralph Everett, Marva Johnson, Maria Teresa Kumar Honored, Morial Keynotes, at MMTC’s BBSJ Awards – Tomorrow!

January 14, 2014

Tweet *A full schedule of panels and speakers is available here. The conference starts at 12 noon on Wednesday, January 15th. Get discounted parking through our partner, SpotHero. Twice a year, the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council presents awards to noteworthy organizations, volunteers, practitioners, advocates, and scholars for their roles in helping MMTC increase diversity […]

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Don’t Miss Kennard, Adelstein, AT&T, Verizon, & TWC During ‘Broadband: Backbone of the New Economy’ Panel at BBSJ Summit – Starting Tomorrow!

January 14, 2014

Tweet *A full schedule of panels and speakers is available here. Get discounted parking through our partner, SpotHero. Summit attendees receive discounted registration to the NABJ Hall of Fame Reception and Gala Thursday night (details below). This Wednesday and Thursday, MMTC will convene hundreds of media and telecom industry experts, insiders, and entrepreneurs to highlight […]

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Watch LIVE Online! Your Tech Guide to MMTC’s Broadband and Social Justice Summit #BBSJ14

January 14, 2014

Tweet We’re looking forward to seeing you in just few short hours at MMTC’s 5th Annual Broadband and Social Justice Summit! To continue our efforts in engaging through social media and broadband, we livestream our conference, accept questions online, and encourage active discussions over our social media platforms. Join us online! Twitter Sign up for […]

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Verizon and GWU Shed Light on Barriers to Telehealth and mHealth Adoption

January 14, 2014

Tweet At George Washington University (GWU) last month, a former U.S. Senator, three medical doctors, and a leader of a wireless technology coalition convened at Washington, D.C.’s only School of Public Health to participate in an event that focused on telehealth and mHealth and discussed how these 21st century technological innovations are improving healthcare access […]

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The Multicultural Education Alliance’s Digital Initiative Brings the eBOLT Tablet to Florida Schools

January 9, 2014

Tweet Students in Central Florida have been given a much-needed technology boost, thanks to a partnership between the Multicultural Education Alliance (MEA), Quatro Solutions, Inc., and Bright House Networks.  The digital initiative furthers MEA’s commitment to student-centered initiatives to strengthen the educational pipeline of minority students.  As the nation transitions to a majority-minority society, it […]

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Embracing the Diaspora and Impacting the World through Foreign Broadcast Investment

January 9, 2014

Tweet The Federal Communications Commission’s decision to modify its foreign broadcast ownership policy prohibiting foreign owners from having more than a 25 percent stake in American TV and radio broadcasters has been lauded by public interest groups and civil rights organizations.  This policy change will likely be a game changer for diverse broadcast station owners […]

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Roland Martin, Issa Rae, Jeff Johnson, Keith Clinkscales, and More Headline Next Generation Digital Entrepreneurs Spotlight at 2014 BBSJ Summit

January 9, 2014

Tweet MMTC’s 2014 Broadband and Social Justice Summit, “Bridging the Gap: Infrastructure, Education, and Equity in the Digital Economy,” presents the third installment of our popular focus on next generation digital pioneers and entrepreneurs! This year’s segment, “The Next Generation Digital Entrepreneurs’ Spotlight,” will be held on Day 2 of the Summit, January 16th, from […]

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Reducing Disparities in Health, Wealth, and Education through Broadband at Next Week’s BBSJ Summit

January 7, 2014

Tweet MMTC has long lamented the health, wealth, employment, and education gaps faced by communities of color compared to other groups in the nation. During our 5th Annual Broadband and Social Justice Summit, “Bridging the Gap: Infrastructure, Education, and Equity in the Digital Economy,” January 15th and 16th, MMTC and expert guests from the government, […]

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