Digital Equity & Inclusion
For over 35 years, MetroEast has provided media education, delivering access to relevant technology and training to help our community tell their stories. Our vision of a digital future includes equitable participation from all communities. We are committed to digital inclusion; and focus on ensuring everyone has access to digital content, training, and tools. We are committed to addressing the inequity caused by systemic oppression, regardless of a person’s race, ethnicity, faith, culture, language, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic or family status.
- We are committed to hearing and acting on the needs of our community, now and in the future.
- We strive to increase access and education to digital devices and technology in East Multnomah County.
- We will continue to build success in mastering digital literacy skills that are essential for participation in the economy and educational system
- We empower our members as resources within their communities, to better share knowledge and close the digital divide.
We understand that certain communities are significantly under-represented among those experiencing the digital divide in east Multnomah County and barriers to access exist at all stages. We are committed to responding to the need for media and digital literacy in East Multnomah County and are dedicating time and resources at every level of our organization to identify solutions to barriers. This statement and equity plan are living documents and continually assessed and revised.