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Bill de Blasio Urges Philanthropy to Tackle Inequality Through Internet Access

Post date: 
February 12th, 2015
Article Type: 
External News Article
Article Source: 
The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Mayor Bill de Blasio spurred foundation leaders Wednesday to invest in projects and technology tools that protect and expand the accessibility of the Internet. "We know that you can fill in some of these gaps more effectively than any government, and you can spark change more agilely than most governments ever could, and we need you to do that," Mr. de Blasio said. Life opportunities increasingly correlate to education levels and, in turn, to access to high-speed Internet, the mayor said. More than a quarter of American households do not have such access.

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