Device Ownership Matters

Report makes the case for large-screen device ownership as a key requirement for closing the digital divide.

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Access to large-screen computing devices (e.g. laptops, desktops) is essential to protect against the creation of a second class digital citizen.

Digitunity commissioned leading expert Amy Gonzales, an Associate Professor of the Department of Communication at the University of California, Santa Barbara, to examine the importance of large screen device ownership and the impact that disparities in ownership by race and income have between groups of people, especially those in marginalized groups.

This original report provides an evidenced-based discussion for why access to large-screen computing devices (e.g. laptops, desktops) is essential to protect against the creation of a second class digital citizen, and provides five recommendations on how to close the digital divide nationwide.

The way out of the digital divide must include scalable solutions that provide a lasting pathway to large-screen device ownership and ongoing support so that everyone who needs a computer can have one. 

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