Kids First Chicago

Due to Covid, 1 in 5 homes in Chicago don’t have access to broadband internet.

Due to Covid, 1 in 5 homes in Chicago don’t have access to broadband internet.

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Description

On some blocks, it can be 1 in 2 houses disconnected. In this episode we hear from Daniel Anello, CEO of Kids First Chicago, who was able to champion the $50M initiative ‘Chicago Connect’ which brought broadband to 35,000 students in need, and work with parents and school districts to shape education policy to better support families.


Want to get engaged?

Website: https://kidsfirstchicago.org/

Phone: (312) 853-1212

Email: info@kidsfirstchicago.org

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kidsfirstchi/

Instagram: @kidsfirstchi

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