About one-third of households in some Chicago neighborhoods are offline, according to a new analysis from the Internet Equity Initiative from the University of Chicago Data Science Institute. The study reveals deep disparities in internet access across the city and highlights solutions to fill the gap.
Reset talks with the principal investigators of the report and a Chicago parent working to bridge the digital divide in our area.
GUESTS: Nicole Marwell, principal investigator of the Internet Equity Initiative; associate professor at the University of Chicago Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice
Nick Feamster, Neubauer professor of computer science and director of the Center for Data and Computing at the University of Chicago
Claiborne Wade, parent liaison for family focus at Oscar DePriest Elementary School