VIRTUAL TOWN HALL: Bridging the Digital Divide During COVID-19

April 29 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer in a virtual discussion that includes School of Social Work Professor Desmond Patton, on technology disparities and possible solutions that increase access, expand outreach, and best equip communities for future disasters.

Panelists:

  • Clayton Banks, Co-Founder and CEO of Silicon Harlem
  • Noel Hildalgo, Executive Director of BetaNYC
  • Nilsa Orama, Chair of Manhattan Community Board 11
  • Desmond Patton, Assoc. Prof. of Social Work and Assoc. Dean of Curriculum Innovation and Academic Affairs; Columbia University School of Social Work

About the Event

To join the event, please visit neighbors.columbia.edu/digitaldivide

The event is cosponsored by

  • BetaNYC
  • Columbia University Office of Government and Community Affairs
  • Columbia University School of Social Work
  • Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer
  • Manhattan Community Board 11
  • Silicon Harlem
  • West Harlem Development Corporation