Education and Tech Access

Importance

MANA fundamentally believes that education and access to technology are central to building the strength of our communities nationwide. We are committed to closing the digital divide, providing equal access to educational opportunities, advocating for appropriate educational funding, protecting students from hate speech and bullying in all forms, promoting STEM education and protecting Title IX mandates.

Recent Efforts Include

  • Support for Emergency Broadband Benefit and Affordable Connectivity Program to provide expended access to broadband.

  • Support for Congress to Strengthen Online Privacy Protections and Regulate Artificial Intelligence and Facial Recognition Technology.

  • Support for strategies to close the Digital Divide and Homework Gap for underserved and minority students.

  • Public and Private partnerships with community to expand access and affordability for broadband.

  • Support for online protections against hate speech, mis- and dis- information, bullying, and harassment.

  • Support for civil rights protections online.

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