Diverse Coalition Works to Protect Arab American Community from Hate

June 20, 2018 Arab American Institute (AAI) represents the policy and community interests of Arab Americans throughout the United States and strives to promote Arab American participation in the U.S. electoral system. AAI has developed a host of services, from voter education to liaison with the national parties, to support the community’s activities. Thanks to Read More

Color of Change Continues to Fight for Net Neutrality

June 19, 2018 Color of Change is the nation’s largest online racial justice organization. As a national online force driven by over one million members, it moves decision-makers in corporations and government to create a more human and less hostile world for Black people in America. Thanks to support from Voqal, Color of Change continued Read More

FCC Seeks to “Transform” Educational Broadband Service: Make Your Voice Heard

June 14, 2018 In May, we wrote about a major rulemaking the FCC is currently considering regarding Educational Broadband Service (EBS) spectrum. The FCC approved a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that could dramatically impact the educational use of this spectrum, 5G deployment and rural and tribal broadband. Voqal welcomes the Commission’s decision to modernize use Read More

Voqal’s Director of Telecommunications Strategy to Present at Mountain Connect 2018

June 11, 2018 On Wednesday, Voqal’s director of telecommunications strategy, Mark Colwell, will be presenting at Mountain Connect in Vail, Colorado. Mountain Connect is a multiday conference that features some of the leading experts on broadband deployment. Colwell’s panel focuses on a research project he conducted while studying at the Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program at the Read More

Bolstering the Grassroots Capacity of the South Asian American Community

June 8, 2018 South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) fights for racial justice and advocates for the civil rights of all South Asians in the United States. It is the only national, staffed organization that advocates around issues affecting South Asian communities through a social justice framework. Thanks to support from Voqal, SAALT made significant Read More

Voices for Internet Freedom Fights to Preserve Net Neutrality

June 1, 2018 Center for Media Justice works to build a powerful movement for a more just and participatory media and digital world. Its Voices for Internet Freedom project represents communities of color in the fight for real network neutrality and an open, non-discriminatory internet. Thanks to Voqal’s support, the Voices for Internet Freedom coalition Read More