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Congressmen Cliff Stearns and Bobby Rush, All Four FCC Commissioners, White House Advisor Phil Weiser, Broadband Advocate Blair Levin and Rev. Jesse Jackson to Speak at the 2nd Annual Broadband and Social Justice Policy Summit #BBSJ2011
Washington, DC’s Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) will convene some of the nation’s most noted leaders on broadband policy, telecommunications and social Justice to ‘Bridge The Digital Divide’ at its 2nd Annual Broadband & Social Justice Summit.
WASHINGTON, DC, 1/13/2010 - The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) created the Broadband and Social Justice Summit (BBSJ) to serve as a forum around broadband and telecom inequities, begin action on proposed policy, and to give a voice to the popular MMTC Broadband & Social Justice Blog. MMTC launched the ﬁrst Broadband and Social Justice Summit in January of 2010. This yearʼs Summit will feature FCC Commissioners Michael Copps, Robert McDowell, Meredith Atwell Baker and Mignon Clyburn, Congressmen Cliff Stearns and Bobby Rush, White House Senior Advisor Phil Weiser, NTIA Deputy Director Anna Gomez, Politic365 Editor in Chief Kristal High, MasTec President and CEO Jose Mas, and Comcast SVP Joseph Waz, presenting such workshops as ʻThe Obama Administrationʼs Broadband Policy Prioritiesʼ and ʻCivic Engagement and Social Justice In The Wake Of The 2010 Election,ʼ and will culminate in networking with participants during the annual ʻSocial Justice Reception.ʼ Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., Chairman, Founder and CEO, Rainbow PUSH Coalition will address the Social Justice Reception. The Broadband and Social Justice Summit is open to all. Registration and sponsorship details can be found on the BBSJ Registration Page.
MMTC Broadband & Social Justice Policy Summit 2011 WHEN: January 20 - 21, 2011 WHERE: The Westin Georgetown Hotel | 2350 M Street Washington, DC 20036 TIME: Registration opens at 11 AM January 20 Important Links Conference Registration - http://bbsj2011.eventbrite.com BBSJ Summit 2011 Social Media Page - http://lch.bz/mmtcbbsjevent Ofﬁcial BBSJ Summit 2011 Resource Notebook via Evernote - http://lch.bz/mmtcbbsj2011 BBSJ Blog - http://broadbandandsocialjustice.org / MMTC Website - http://www.mmtconline.org
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