Advocacy

MMTC Conference Panel Highlight: ‘Kingonomics’ Author Rodney Sampson and Former FCC Chairman Michael Powell at Access to Capital Awards Luncheon

July 11, 2015

Tweet On July 16th, from 12:30 pm to 2:15 pm, leaders in government and finance will discuss opportunities for technology investment and the role of MWBEs in bridging the wealth gap during the “Access to Capital Awards Luncheon: Bridging the Wealth Gap through Technology Investment” at MMTC’s 13th Annual Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference. A keynote […]

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MMTC Conference Panel Highlight: Kids Who Code Features FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel and Hispanic Heritage Foundation’s Antonio Tijerino

July 11, 2015

Tweet On July 16th, from 3:45 pm to 4:45 pm, tech leaders and advocates will discuss the importance of investing in the STEM pipeline for students of color by providing educational and entrepreneurial opportunities during the panel “Kids Who Code: Investing in the Pipeline to Create the Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow” at MMTC’s Access to Capital […]

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Calling All Entrepreneurs! Join Our #MMTC15 Digital Entrepreneurs and Emerging Companies Startup Workshop Next Week!

July 10, 2015

Tweet MMTC and a team of legal, finance, and startup experts with experience in the latest media, telecom, and technology issues convene a one-stop workshop on how to build a company from start to finish! Wednesday, July 15th | 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Workshop Session 1: Let’s Get Lean: Overview of the Lean Startup Concept Workshop Session 2: From […]

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FCC Commissioners and Chairs, Congress Members, Media, and Telecom Leaders, Entrepreneurs, Media Moguls, and Investors Highlight #MMTC15

July 10, 2015

Tweet WASHINGTON, DC, 7/10/2015 – On July 15th and 16th, the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) will hold its 13th Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference, “Get Connected: Capital, Careers, Community.” Get Connected will convene hundreds of media, telecom, and tech industry experts, policymakers, innovators, entrepreneurs, and investors to highlight the most […]

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MMTC COMMENDS TELEVISION NETWORKS FOR REFUSING TO AIR ‘MISS UNIVERSE’

July 6, 2015

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 6, 2015): The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC), the nation’s leading advocate for diversity and inclusion in the media and telecom industries, commends Univision and NBC Universal for severing ties with business magnate Donald Trump and refusing to air his “Miss Universe” pageant. MMTC President and CEO Kim Keenan […]

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REGISTER NOW for MMTC’s 13th Annual Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference: Get Connected!

June 3, 2015

Tweet   Please visit and bookmark our conference page for information on the latest speakers, agenda, and on how to officially become a sponsor and supporter of the conference! Register for the Conference here. A full list of confirmed speakers is available here. A full agenda is available here. A complete sponsorship package is available here.   To register as Press, please contact […]

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FCC’s Proposal to Modernize Lifeline Program is a Step Forward in Closing the Digital Divide

May 28, 2015

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 28, 2015): The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) applauds today’s actions by Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler to “restructure and modernize” the Lifeline program to support broadband access for low-income Americans. Chairman Wheeler’s proposed program changes would increase efficiencies and “establish minimum service standards for both voice […]

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MMTC on Resignation of Advisory Board Member Alex Nogales

May 20, 2015

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 20, 2015): Alex Nogales’s resignation from MMTC’s 30-member advisory board resulted from his disagreement with an article by an external author posted on our blog. The post was made without going through MMTC’s usual approval process, and upon being apprised of the post, our CEO immediately recognized that the post was inherently offensive, […]

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Dialogue on Diversity Holding Health Care Symposium and Tech Fair May 20th!

May 19, 2015

Tweet On May 20th, join Dialogue on Diversity for its annual Health Care Symposium and Fair, “A Last Generation’s Dreams – XXI Century Reality.” The Symposium will hold a number of panels on telehealth issues such as barriers of language and class and the resulting inequality of access; patient privacy concerns over aspects of the […]

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36 Diverse National Organizations Call for Modernization of Lifeline Universal Service Program

May 15, 2015

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 15, 2015):  This week, the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) and 35 partner organizations from national civil rights, consumer and cultural organizations sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission on behalf of consumers across America.  The letter’s 36 signators represent diverse and strong support among advocates for immediate […]

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