Category: Residents

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

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

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

Residents working group reviews findings

On June 4, 2021,  the Residents’ Work Group met to review the findings of their outreach efforts. Significant needs discussed include: Digital equity Digital literacy Privacy and security Safety Watch the meeting Read the meeting notes and slides Residents Working Group meeting – June 14, 2021

Commission on Aging Annual Forum

In honor of Marin County’s older adults and in observance of national Older Americans Month, the Marin County Commission on Aging presented a free webinar addressing the power of connection in supporting older adults’ health and well-being. “Is There a Doctor in the House? Telehealth & Bridging the Digital Divide” was held on Thursday, May 27, 2021 … Continued

Resident Working Group gets update on project, survey, and more

On February 10, 2021 the Residents Working Group met and received a status update on the project in terms of the other work groups, the asset inventory, and the community survey. Marin County CIO Liza Massey provided information about the outreach strategies being used for the different sectors. She shared that the asset inventory being … Continued

Are you online? Digital Marin surveys public on internet access

Thousands enjoy strong internet access in Marin County, and thousands more don’t. Digital Marin, an effort to develop a countywide roadmap to achieve digital equity for all, seeks feedback from the community about internet access. Officially launched in December 2020, Digital Marin has set the following goals: Everyone in Marin has access to high quality, … Continued

Residents Working Group convenes to learn about Digital Marin

On December 22, 2020 the Residents Working Group met, facilitated by Bruce Vogen. Bruce, along with Marin County CIO Liza Massey shared an overview of the Digital Marin project, the project’s goals, the role of the working group, and the approach for seeking outreach from residents. The working group asked questions about the project and … Continued

Communities begin forming in December 2020

Digital Marin is a community-driven planning process. Part of the outreach process is to establish “communities of interest” groups for these general focus areas: Business & Economic Development Education Government & Emergency Management Healthcare & Community Based Organizations Internet / Communication / Technology Providers Planning, Transportation, Public Works Residents These groups will reach out to … Continued

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