We’re excited to share a series of events happening across the country that highlight the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP). Explore the list below to stay informed about these empowering events taking place near you!
Wednesday, June 14
4:00 pm ET
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona will kick off the Week of Action by rallying educators, advocates, and organizations such as the National Education Association, National Association of Secondary School Principals, and American Federation of Teachers. This event aims to ensure that students and families are aware of the Affordable Connectivity Program and the benefits it offers. Register for this event here!
Join us at 10am ET at the Towson Branch of the Baltimore County Public Library, as we kickoff the Online For All campaign, a partnership between Civic Nation and U.S. Department of Education. This event will feature Senior Advisor Mitch Landrieu and FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel and the FCC will lead an ACP train-the-trainer session for community leaders.
Be part of this event in Washington, D.C., featuring NTIA Administrator Alan Davidson. The Open Technology Institute (OTI), Public Knowledge, and Network:On are partnering to bring you an informative session on the ACP. (Virtual and in-person, register here)
The Housing Authority of the City of Brownsville is hosting an ACP enrollment event at the Strong Families Community Resource Fair. If you are in the area, come and learn about the program and enroll to access affordable connectivity.
Comcast is excited to participate in “Career Day” at Boston’s Chinatown Neighborhood Center (BCNC). This event aims to raise awareness about digital equity and the support offered by the ACP. BCNC empowers Asians and new immigrants, providing innovative programs and services to thousands of children, youth, and adults each year. Join us at this event, with an expected attendance of 200, to learn about the ACP’s impact on communities and explore exciting career opportunities.
Comcast is hosting an ACP sign-up event at Plymouth Housing in Seattle, WA. Attend this event to sign up for the program and receive technology assistance.
Starry has organized an ACP Info Session for residents of this affordable housing community in New York City. Join us in the lobby and enjoy light snacks while learning about our program. This event will take place from 5–7:00pm ET at 1730 Mulford Ave, Bronx, NY 10461.
Thursday, June 15
Join the Louisville Metro Housing Authority for ACP sign-up events at the Parkway Community Center. Learn more about the program and take the steps to connect to affordable internet services.
Join us for the “ACP Print Sprint” as the Starry team embarks on a large-scale effort to distribute ACP collateral to 13 affordable housing communities across the Boston Metro area. We aim to reach 3,700 households, spreading awareness about our program and its benefits. We look forward to seeing you at these events and sharing information about the Affordable Connectivity Program. Stay connected with Starry as we continue to expand our reach and provide affordable connectivity solutions for all.
Engage in conversations about how the ACP bridges the digital divide. Learn how it can make high-speed internet more affordable for eligible households. AT&T representatives will guide you through enrollment.
Visit their AT&T at their table to understand how the ACP ensures affordable internet access for all households. AT&T representatives will provide detailed information and assist with enrollment.
Friday, June 16
Join us for the Healthcare Day of Action anchored by Link-Health featuring Marie Jones, the National Special Project Coordinator, National Social Work program, Care Management and Social Work Service. This event will take place at the South End Community Health Center in Boston, MA. Be part of this movement to bridge the digital divide in healthcare access.
Join the Georgia Technology Authority on Friday, June 16th, at 10 a.m. Eastern Time for an event that marks the grand finale of a two-week statewide certification drive. Together, we have empowered community members through LearnACP training by EducationSuperHighway, enabling them to support Georgia’s households in applying for the ACP and enrolling in high-speed home internet plans.
Join Common Cause for a virtual event focused on digital democracy. Explore the concept and learn how you can contribute to shaping a digital future. The event will take place at 6 pm ET, and participation details will be provided soon.
Comcast is proud to sponsor the Latin American Community Ciencias (Science) Night at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) in Portland, OR. This family-friendly event invites visitors of all ages to explore the museum, engage in science demonstrations, attend lectures, and enjoy cultural entertainment. Join us for an evening of science, learning, and fun, while increasing awareness of the ACP and Internet Essentials.
Saturday, June 17
Join Common Cause for a Lunch and Learn session at 1 pm ET. This event will provide information on the Affordable Connectivity Program eligibility and answer frequently asked questions.
Goodr and Verizon have teamed up to operate a mobile grocery store, offering free food for community members in need. At the event, Verizon will discuss the importance of the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) and provide guidance on qualification and sign-up. The Diversity Cyber Council, an FCC ACP outreach grantee, will be available to help interested attendees enroll in the program. Join us at the Andrew & Walter Young YMCA in Atlanta, GA, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET.
Sunday, June 18
Visit the Dallas Innovation Alliance’s ACP sign-up event at the Rhythm & Wires Festival hosted by TEQMuscle. Join us from 1 pm CT to 5 pm CT and take the first step towards affordable connectivity!
Tuesday, June 20
Participate in the Social Media Day of Action organized by the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights. Join us in using social media platforms to raise awareness about the ACP and its impact on communities.
The United Way is incorporating the ACP into their planned Day of Action on June 20th. Stay tuned for more details on how you can participate in their efforts to support affordable connectivity.
Join us on June 20 at Tech Hill Commons in Nashville for Reimagining Digital Equity, a celebration of innovative solutions powered by Dell Technologies. Dell team members collaborated with UpRise and Blacks in Technology Nashville to address digital divide challenges and are committed to driving digital inclusion and ensuring equitable access to opportunities. The event consists of a solution presentation and panel discussion, then a networking mixer. Join us to celebrate and reimagine digital equity in Nashville!
Wednesday, June 21
On June 21st, join Common Cause in writing a letter to the editor. Help raise awareness about the ACP and its importance in bridging the digital divide. Be part of the conversation and make your voice heard.
The New York Public Library will be hosting an ACP workshop at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library. Join us to learn more about the program and its benefits.
Join the Jersey City Housing Authority (JCHA) and Starry at Hudson Gardens Community for an event promoting the FSS (Family Self-Sufficiency) program. Starry will be present to provide information about the ACP at a designated table in the community room. This event will take place from 3–6:00pm ET at 27 Palisade Ave, Jersey City, NJ, 07306.
Participate in the Digital Fair at DHA, where Starry and other invited providers and services will have tables. Visit our table to receive ACP information, enjoy light snacks, and grab some swag. This event will take place from 12:00pm – 2:00pm MST at 4333 S Syracuse St. Denver, CO 80237.
Join our FREE workshop on Affordable Home Internet hosted by the City of Tempe’s Connect Tempe program. Wednesday, June 21, 10–11:30 AM at Tempe Public Library, Ironwood Classroom. Learn about the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) that helps qualifying low-income households pay for internet service, and may even provide free home internet. Contact Heather Hamilton at (602) 920-3138 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Need help with the online Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) application? We’re here for you! Visit us with proof of income or low-income program participation (e.g., SNAP, Medicaid, Section 8) for ACP assistance. Our Age-Friendly teachers will also offer one-on-one tech support. Wednesday, June 21, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM at Tempe Public Library, Ironwood Classroom. Contact Connect Tempe at (602) 920-3138 or email@example.com for sign-up and details.
Discover the benefits of affordable home internet at our FREE workshop hosted by Connect Tempe. Wednesday, June 21, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM at Tempe Public Library, Ironwood Classroom. Learn about signing up for home internet and the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), which offers discounts and potential free internet for qualifying low-income households. Contact Heather Hamilton at (602) 920-3138 or firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Get assistance with the online Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) application. Bring proof of income or participation in low-income programs (SNAP, Medicaid, Section 8) for ACP discount support. One-on-one tech support is available from our Age-Friendly teachers. Drop in on Wednesday, June 21, 3:30–5:00 PM at Tempe Public Library, Ironwood Classroom. Contact Connect Tempe at (602) 920-3138 or email@example.com for more details and sign-up.
Join AT&T at the VNS Health Family Community Center to learn about the Affordable Connectivity Plan (ACP). Discover how the ACP provides affordable internet access to eligible households. AT&T representatives will share information, address questions, and assist with ACP enrollment.
Join AT&T at the Madera Flea Market as they promote the Affordable Connectivity Plan (ACP). Learn about the ACP’s importance in making quality internet access affordable and accessible. AT&T representatives will provide information, answer questions, and assist with ACP enrollment.
Thursday, June 22
Civic Nation and EducationSuperHighway are hosting an ACP Outreach Pilots Webinar. Register here to join this informative session and learn more about the program.
Comcast is conducting a Lift Zone Tour and Digital Equity Panel in Spokane to raise awareness about the digital divide and the benefits of Lift Zones. This event, in partnership with Family Promise, aims to connect homeless families within their own neighborhoods, providing support networks and essential skills for housing stability. Elected officials and community members are invited to join this important conversation, with an expected attendance of 75.
Tuesday, June 27
Join Comcast at the Leon County Digital Equity Forum in Tallahassee, FL, for an impactful event focused on raising awareness about the ACP and Digital Navigators. This forum brings together a diverse audience of community members, leaders, and stakeholders. Stay tuned for additional details on this forum and be part of the conversation to bridge the digital divide in Leon County.
Please note that the event details are subject to change, so be sure to check back regularly for updates.