CHICAGO, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — On Wednesday, February 4, 2009, leadership of The Alliance for Digital Equality (ADE) will launch the Chicago Digital Empowerment Council (DEC) with an executive presentation and luncheon at the Northern Trust Bank Headquarters in Chicago, IL.
The study is ADE’s most recent national initiative and examines the importance of equal access to broadband in underserved communities.
ADE maintains that the key to expanding opportunities for all communities is through Digital Empowerment. The Chicago DEC was developed in order to assess the impact of affordable broadband deployment in the Chicagoland area.
The executive presentation will kick off with a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 4th featuring: ADE Chairman Julius H. Hollis; State Senator Rodney Ellis of Texas; William “Bill” Lamar, former SVP and Chief Marketing Officer for McDonald’s USA; Dr. Earlexia Norwood, M.D. of Henry Ford Medical Center-Troy, Michigan; William “Bill” Diggs, President & CEO of the Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce; and ADE Executive Director BMaynard Scarborough
WHO: The Alliance for Digital Equality
WHAT: Chicago Digital Empowerment Project – Executive Presentation
WHEN: Wednesday, February 4th at 11: 30 a.m.
WHERE: Northern Trust Bank Headquarters
50 S. LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois
Please RSVP to: firstname.lastname@example.org or 404-815-4061
About The Alliance for Digital Equality: Founded in 2007, The Alliance for Digital Equality is a non-profit consumer advocacy organization that serves to facilitate and ensure equal access to technology in underserved communities. The Alliance also serves as a bridge between policymakers and minority individuals in order to help the public understand how legislative and regulatory policies regarding new technologies can impact and empower their daily lives. For more information on The Alliance for Digital Equality, please visit www.alliancefordigitalequality.org.
SOURCE Alliance for Digital Equality