As students and facilities transitioned to online learning, Latinx families were significantly impacted. Research by the Pew Center finds that Black and Hispanic adults in the United States remain less likely than White adults to say they own a traditional computer or have high-speed internet at home, according to a Pew Research Center survey. This conversation, hosted in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, focused on the digital divide.


  • Amanda Fernández, CEO of Latinos for Education
  • Representatives from NLC’s Institute for Youth, Education and Families (IYEF)

The session was hosted by NLC’s Hispanic Elected Local Officials (HELO) and Women in Municipal Government (WIMG).

Additional resources discussed in this webinar include:

Original event date: 09/23/2021