Digital Equity Leadership Program (DELP)

What Is Digital Equity?

When everyone has access to the information technology required for full engagement in our society, democracy, and economy, this is digital equity. Access to critical services, jobs, lifelong learning, and civic and cultural participation all depend on digital equity.

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About DELP

In order to directly address the lack of internet access, connectivity, adoption, and equity at the university and nearby anchor communities, the Digital Equity Leadership Program (DELP) was created. NCCU will devise creative solutions to assist locals in the anchor communities who might not possess the digital literacy abilities required to look for, land, and keep a job as well as carry out other everyday chores.

Training Opportunities

Training in digital literacy is the main component of this program. Online and in-person classroom instruction will both be available for training. The training that we provide through this program with our partners is listed below, along with a brief description of each course.

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Digital News

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U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves to Visit North Carolina Central University
Dean - Jon Gant
NCCU Dean Named to Federal Communication Commission Advisory Council
Training and Assistantships
North Carolina Central University Trains Digital Equity Leadership in Durham
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NTIA Awards $10.6M in Connecting Minority Communities Grants
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Biden-Harris Administration Announces $10.6 Million in Internet for All Grants to Five Minority-Serving Colleges and Universities


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Low-income households receive a discount on internet services through the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), which is run by the Federal Communications Commission. This prevents them from having to choose between buying broadband or other requirements.

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The Executive Branch's NTIA is in charge of advising the President on matters related to information and telecommunications policy. The majority of NTIA's initiatives and policymaking are geared toward increasing Americans' access to and use of broadband Internet, broadening spectrum use by all users, and making sure that the Internet continues to be a driver of innovation and economic progress.

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Find low-cost internet and computers in your area.