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Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Growth in STEM Industries

March 8, 2016

Tweet At Dialogue on Diversity’s recent Internet Data Privacy Colloquium, MMTC Research Director DeVan Hankerson delivered a presentation on diversity in STEM education and employment, titled “Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Growth in STEM Industries.” Her full presentation is below, and a PDF is available here. Issue Under Review: STEM Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable […]

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Press Statement: MMTC and 16 Concerned Organizations Urge FCC to Consider Unintended Consequences of Set Top Box Proposal on Diverse and Independent Programmers

February 12, 2016

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 12, 2016):  The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC), along with 16 leading national and social justice organizations (“Concerned Organizations,” listed below), recently filed a letter with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) urging the Commission to consider the unintended consequences of its recent set top box proposal on diverse and independent programmers. The proposal under consideration, the details of […]

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MMTC: FCC SET TOP PROPOSAL UNDERMINES MEDIA DIVERSITY IN THE VIDEO MARKETPLACE

January 28, 2016

Tweet Washington, DC (January 28, 2016):  The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) opposes the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) notice of proposed rulemaking on set-top boxes because it undermines goals for advancing diverse content.  Like other minority-focused public interest groups, programmers, and elected officials, MMTC believes such a mandate would create “second class carriage” […]

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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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MMTC Supports Congressional Move to Permanently Ban Internet Access Taxes

December 11, 2015

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 11, 2015): This week, a House-Senate conference committee approved the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015, H.R. 644, which would replace the temporary moratorium on Internet access taxes with a permanent ban.  The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) has long advocated that a permanent ban on state […]

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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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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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