Liftoff Lunch & Learn

Stephanie Townsend, PhD features her latest research on WNY’s digital divide and showcases ROC the Future’s “Digital Divide in Rochester: Initial Data & Actions Taken” Report, which Stephanie is the lead author. Following Stephanie’s presentation, participants heard from Jennifer Cathy, Liftoff member and Chief Impact Officer of the United Way of Greater Rochester. Jennifer is a lead member of ROC the Future’s working group charged to ensure a coordinated community response for pre-K students that makes sure children and their families, whether in the Rochester City School District or community-based pre-K programs, have internet access and age-appropriate devices.