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Library offers online computer literacy classes

It’s tough to keep up with technology. Advances seem to be rolled out every few seconds. How does one keep up? One way is through free classes offered by the Marin County Free Library (MCFL). All sessions are held via videoconference – a participation skill developed by many during the COVID-19 pandemic. The classes are led by … Continued

Marin County Board of Supervisors adopts strategic plan

The Marin County Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted the Digital Marin Strategic Plan on Tuesday, February 1st.  Here is the link to the recording of the Board meeting.  Scroll to Agenda Item 6 to view the presentation, as well as comments and questions from the Supervisors and public. We are not stopping with one adoption.  We are seeking … Continued

Strategic Plan reviewed by executive steering committee

The Digital Marin Executive Steering Committee held a meeting on November 18, 2021 to review the Strategic Plan. A meeting will be held in December for public comments. Watch the meeting Read the meeting notes and slides Executive Steering Committee meeting – Nov 18, 2021

Needs Assessment Report finalized

Based on months of outreach to residents, government officials, schools, businesses, healthcare, and community-based organizations, the Digital Marin Needs Assessment Report was compiled to show the needs within Marin’s communities. The outreach process uncovered gaps that many people didn’t know existed and opened the door for collaboration between multiple entities. The Needs Assessment Report was … Continued

Digital Marin tech providers meet to discuss “middle mile” network

The Digital Marin Tech Team met to discuss SB156 and any comments that should be submitted by Digital Marin in the call for comments by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). The CPUC is asking for information on: Existing infrastructure Priority areas Network end users Affordability of the middle mile network Leasing existing infrastructure Interconnection … Continued

Needs Assessment Report open for public comment

Digital Marin is pleased to post the Needs Assessment Final Draft for public comment. The report is the culmination of extensive community outreach and leadership from the project’s Executive Steering Committee and Community Work Groups.  It will serve as a foundation for development of the strategic plan. The report includes Marin’s overall digital need statements, … Continued

Emergency Connectivity Fund meeting

On July 8, 2021 people from the education community met with Library staff to discuss what plans and ideas everyone had regarding the Emergency Connectivity Fund. The Digital Marin team in partnership with Marin Promise Partnership covered details about the Emergency Connectivity Fund, informed the group on important deadlines, and lead a discussion on ways … Continued

Magellan Advisors holds Digital Marin briefing

On June 24, 2021 Magellan Advisors presented their findings to the Digital Marin project team and workgroup members. The report covered their findings and recommendations for consideration in creating the Digital Marin plan. Topics included: Marin’s current internet infrastructure and services An ongoing business model Governance structure to move the Strategic Plan forward to project … Continued

Digital Marin holds workshop for all communities

On June 10, 2021, the Digital Marin project held a workshop for all communities together.  Liza Massey, CIO of Marin County led the meeting with help from Rebecca Woodbury, formerly from the City of San Rafael and current Digital Marin Volunteer. The group did two interactive polls and used Jamboard as a landing place for … Continued

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