Expansion of at-home internet access program for low-income people seeks to bridge the digital divide

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Everybody needs the internet. It’s a whole new world to explore! More than one million California households newly eligible for internet essentials – including those on MediCal with disabilities and previously uncovered seniors The San Francisco Bay Area is the global epicenter of technology, yet many Californians still don’t have access to a crucial digital tool, the internet. While strides have been made, gaps persist for low-income, African American and Latino households. According to the Public Policy Institute of California, 67 percent of African America households have broadband at...