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A report on the challenges and opportunities the Digital Divide presents to Essex County.

The COVID-19 pandemic has intensified the Digital Divide in Essex County as residents have been forced to transition their lives online.

To better understand these challenges and explore real opportunities for equity, ECCF partnered with the Center for State Policy Analysis at Tisch College, Tufts University, to produce a baseline analysis of how the Digital Divide impacts each of Essex County’s 34 cities and towns.

On Tuesday, October 20, the data was presented to almost 200 cross-sector community leaders to spark the conversations needed to address this most critical topic.

⇒ View and download the presentation slides.

⇒ View the presentation recording.

read the full report in english and spanish

THANK YOU to our 2020 Corporate Partners for their support of this work.

ECCF Lead Partners

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The Financial Advisors logo
North Shore Bank logo
People's United Bank logo

ECCF Supporting Partners

Beauport Financial logo
Ansara Fund for Essex County logo
McLane Middleton logo
Hamilton Group logo
SV Design logo
Bob Goldman Law logo
Enterprise Bank logo
Plummer Youth Promise Family For Everyone logo
Comcast logo
Peabody Essex Museum logo
Cabot Wealth Management logo
Reynders McVeign logo
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John & Mollie Byrnes
Binkley & Paula Shorts
Jon & Beth Payson

Columbia Gas logo
Coastal Capital Group logo
Morgan Stanley, The Bonheur Scott Traino Group lgoo
Insource Services logo

Did you know?

Across Essex County, one out of every five households lacks a basic computer and 59k live without fixed broadband.

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Stratton Lloyd

Stratton Lloyd

COO & VP for Community Leadership
(978) 777-8876 x126

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