Access to broadband has become an essential component of economic opportunity and financial well-being, yet there is a significant digital divide in many underserved communities. Under the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) guidelines, financial institutions can support broadband infrastructure and digital inclusion programs of nonprofit organizations, local government and educational groups. Learn how the CRA guidelines can be used to bridge the digital divide and create local opportunities.
Jordana Barton, Senior Advisor in Community Development for the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas will discuss her publication, “Closing the Digital Divide: A Framework for Meeting CRA Obligations,” and highlight actions financial institutions and their community partners can take to help bridge the digital divide. View the publication here.