Advocacy

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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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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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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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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BBSJ Summit Kicks Off with Congressional Luncheon and State of Broadband & Social Justice Keynote – 9 Days Away!

January 6, 2014

Tweet Don’t miss MMTC’s 5th Annual Broadband and Social Justice Summit, January 15th and 16th, at the Westin Georgetown Hotel, 2350 M Street NW, Washington, DC! This year’s Summit will open with a Congressional Luncheon, featuring MMTC President David Honig’s annual State of Broadband and Social Justice Address and keynotes by former Congressmen Hon. Cliff […]

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Entercom Communications Donates Salem, Oregon, Radio Station to MMTC

December 23, 2013

Tweet WASHINGTON, DC—BALA CYNWYD, PA—Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM), one of the largest radio broadcasting companies in the United States, today announced that it has donated Salem, Oregon, radio station KWOD (AM) to the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC). MMTC, which was founded to promote diversity in broadcast station ownership, uses donated stations to […]

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Organizations Make Recommendations on Emergency Alert System Reform

December 16, 2013

Tweet The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council, along with several other national organizations, filed the following letter with the Federal Communications Commission on December 16, 2013. Dear Chairman Wheeler: Weather or other emergencies can strike at any time, with or without warning.  Regardless of a person’s language, everyone deserves to receive information on how to […]

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Registration is Open for MMTC’s 2014 Broadband and Social Justice Summit!

December 13, 2013

Tweet Dear Colleagues, Please remember to register for MMTC’s 5th Annual Broadband and Social Justice Summit “Bridging the Gap: Infrastructure, Education, and Equity in the Digital Economy” January 15-16, 2014, at the Westin Georgetown Hotel, Washington, DC. Wednesday, January 15, 2014 9:30AM – 12:00PM: Work Session: New Telecom and Internet Policy Taskforce – Invitation Only 12:15PM […]

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Mandela’s Leadership in Media and Telecom Leaves a Strong Legacy in South Africa

December 11, 2013

Tweet Yesterday, thousands of South Africans, dozens of world leaders, and millions online collectively celebrated the life of anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela. Mandela, known for his decades-long struggle to end apartheid in South Africa, spent 27 years in prison for his activism and eventually became the country’s first black president.  During his time as president, […]

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