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in Investing for Educational Impact

Voqal believes that creating a truly socially equitable world requires an educated population. Sadly, the U.S. education system does not provide everyone the same opportunity to obtain that education. This educational opportunity gap inspired us to create the Education Opportunity Project (EOP). The EOP seeks to measurably reduce educational opportunity gaps by providing capital and

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At Voqal we think it is important to acknowledge and honor the diversity of our communities. That’s why we think it is important to celebrate monthly observances like National Native American Heritage Month. This month is a time to recognize and honor the rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the important

in Increasing Internet Access, Voqal

Earlier this week, President Biden signed the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law. We are excited about this historic $1 trillion investment in our country’s infrastructure. We applaud the makers of this bill for including money to expand broadband internet access and adoption. Read on to learn how this bill will make a

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At Voqal, we believe the right to vote is a pillar of a strong democracy. It’s why we support making elections as accessible as possible. Unfortunately, ease of access to voting varies differently from state to state. To try and put a spotlight on this reality, and the issues it causes, we had Voqal employees

in Offering Fellowships

As we look forward to the 2022 Voqal Fellowship cohort, we are celebrating the 2021 class of Voqal Fellows.  Join us on Tuesday, November 9th from 1:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m EST on Facebook Live to share inspiration, futuristic visions, music, laughter, and more. The Fellowship is an investment in individuals as people and budding

in Increasing Internet Access

Voqal believes there are many approaches to achieving a socially equitable world. One of the ways we work towards this goal is by increasing digital access and inclusion. Voqal project, Mobile Citizen provides low-cost mobile internet with unlimited data plans exclusively to nonprofit organizations, educational entities, libraries, and social welfare agencies. It recognizes that making

in Investing for Educational Impact

Voqal believes that an educated population is necessary to achieve a more socially equitable world. Unfortunately, our education system often time suffers from the same inequities we are trying to address in the rest of our work. To address this problem we created the Education Opportunity Project (EOP). More specifically, the EOP exists to address

in Voqal

Voqal believes that a socially equitable world is impossible without a community that is engaged in our democracy. One of the most effective ways to accomplish this is at the ballot box. Whether it’s electing officials that represent your community and its interests or voting on ballot measures aimed at improving your everyday life, voting

in Offering Fellowships

There are still a few weeks left to apply for the 2022 Voqal Fellowship (applications close October 31)! Voqal’s Fellowship is an investment in you as a person and a budding entrepreneur. It is a talent and startup accelerator that targets those historically left on the outside for a chance to enact their vision at

in Increasing Internet Access

Voqal’s Director of Telecommunications Strategy is participating in a panel during National Digital Inclusion Alliance‘s Digital Inclusion Week (DIW).  Clever, an education company that provides a platform for digital learning, is hosting and moderating (Amie Ninh) the online panel. It will take place at 11:00 a.m. PDT on Thursday, October 7. The conversation is focusing

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