Advocacy

REGISTER TODAY for Next Week’s Broadband and Social Justice Summit #BBSJ16!

January 14, 2016

Tweet Dear Colleagues, There are just a few days left to register for MMTC’s 30th Anniversary Broadband and Social Justice Summit, “Thirty Years of Changing Channels: Platforms for the Future.” This year’s theme reflects the many milestones we have achieved in advancing our mission to promote entrepreneurship and community advancement amidst the challenges and opportunities […]

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Register Now for MMTC’s 2016 Broadband and Social Justice Summit – January 20th and 21st!

December 14, 2015

Tweet Please join the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) for our 7th Annual Broadband and Social Justice Summit, “Thirty Years of Changing Channels: Platforms for the Future.”  MMTC is celebrating our 30th Anniversary as the leading national nonprofit organization advocating for diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity in media and telecom. At the Summit, current and former […]

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TOMORROW: Join Rainbow PUSH and Citizen Education Fund for the Public Policy and Media & Telecommunications Symposium!

December 14, 2015

Tweet Join the Rainbow PUSH Coalition and Citizen Education Fund on Tuesday and Wednesday, December 15th and 16th, where an array of guests will discuss “The Future of Media and Technology: Growth, Convergence, Disruption.” DAY ONE – December 15, 2015 “The Legacy Affair” CAPITAL HILTON 1001 16TH STREET, NW WASHINGTON, DC 20036 Time: 6:00 pm […]

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Support MMTC on #GivingTuesday!

December 1, 2015

Tweet This year, on Tuesday, December 1, 2015, MMTC is participating in #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to supporting nonprofit organizations that work to bring positive change to communities around the world. Last year, more than 30,000 organizations in 68 countries came together to celebrate #GivingTuesday. Since its founding in 2012, #GivingTuesday has inspired giving […]

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Remember MMTC with a Year-End Gift – Help Us to Support Diverse Platforms and Bridge the Digital Divide!

November 17, 2015

Tweet Dear Friends of MMTC: We’ve had a busy year – and we’d like to share with you some of the stories that defined the past 12 months – Our 2015 Entrepreneurs of the Year — Kongsue and Xeng Xiong – became the first Hmong owners of a broadcast station in Minneapolis. Sherry Nelson, Ravi Kapur, […]

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Radio World Interviews Keenan: ‘MMTC’s Kim Keenan Believes in Radio’s Potential’

November 16, 2015

Tweet The following article appeared on Radio World on November 11, 2015. MMTC President and CEO Kim Keenan discussed MMTC’s advocacy before the FCC, focusing on issues related to radio. —– Kim M. Keenan became president/CEO of the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council a year ago. Radio World checked in with her on MMTC’s […]

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MMTC Petitions FCC to Reconsider Competitive Bidding Rules

October 28, 2015

Tweet This article by Kristal High originally appeared on Politic365. Spectrum, the radio waves we rely on to fuel interactions over our smartphones, tablets, wifi-enabled devices, and other wireless products, is a scare, valuable, and incredibly expensive asset.  Over the past decade as the demand for mobile products and services has increased, so too has the […]

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MMTC Congratulates FCC on Votes to Adopt Rate Caps on Inmate Calling Services and to Relax the Foreign Broadcast Ownership Review Process

October 22, 2015

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 22, 2015):  Today, the Federal Communications Commission voted to adopt rate caps for all local and long distance calls from correctional facilities, eliminate and cap an endless array of fees, and ensure that every call made from prison or a jail is delivered with reasonable, just, and fair rates to the […]

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MMTC and 22 Other National Orgs Urge FCC to Reform Inmate Calling Services

October 15, 2015

Tweet Today, the Multicultural Media, Telecom, and Internet Council, along with 22 other national civil rights and social justice organizations, filed a letter with Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler, Urging the Commission to institute comprehensive reforms to inmate calling services. The full text of the letter is below. October 14, 2015 Hon. Tom Wheeler […]

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MMTC Mourns the Loss of Co-Founder, Board Member, and Civil Rights Activist Everett C. Parker

September 17, 2015

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 17, 2015):  This morning, MMTC co-founder Dr. Rev. Everett C. Parker passed away after a lifetime of work advocating for America’s voiceless and serving as a pioneer in communications policy reform that ensured those voices were included.  Dr. Parker developed the public interest standard in broadcast media and laid a foundation […]

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