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The Children's Partnership
The Children's Partnership is pleased to alert you to our new resource for policymakers and other leaders. We appreciate your assistance in notifying your colleagues, constituents, and supporters of this extensive online resource:
"Bridging the Technology Gap: Action Ideas for Cities & States" www.childrenspartnership.org/youngamericans is the newest addition to the Young Americans & the Digital Future Campaign, a sustained effort to promote city and state policies that increase young Americans' access to the benefits of the Internet and other information technologies. The Campaign includes state-by-state fact sheets, policy templates, and online resources for those interested in technology policy development.
This new Web resource focuses on practical steps that cities and states can take to bridge the Digital Divide. It includes:
"City and State Examples" are organized into various categories that help you find information most relevant to your interests. Whether you want "Examples that Focus on Rural Needs," "Examples that Created New Legislation," or "Examples that Involved the Corporate Sector," you will find leads and practical ideas. We hope this new information resource helps spur positive actions to address the Digital Divide in many local communities and states in 2002-- and beyond.
This multi-year education effort is carried out in conjunction with our partners: Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, National Urban League, Center for Policy Alternatives, and Fight Crime: Invest in Kids.
Please visit www.childrenspartnership.org/youngamericans and click on "Action Ideas for Cities and States." For further information, please call 310-260-1220 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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