Staff News from PolicyLink

Staff News from PolicyLink

04 Oct 2016 | Angela Glover Blackwell

"A movement is not a flash of light — it is a flame, a torch passed from one generation to the next and every so often we are blessed with moments where the smolder transforms to blaze again and we’re forced to race down the path of progress."

These words by poet Mayda del Valle | Read more >

Mildred Thompson Retiring from PolicyLink

Mildred Thompson Retiring from PolicyLink

28 Jun 2016 | PolicyLink

After 17 years at PolicyLink Mildred Thompson, Senior Director and Director of the PolicyLink Center for Health Equity and Place, will retire on July 29.
 
Over the course of her exemplary career, Mildred has been a nurse, social worker, educator, consultant, and executive leader | Read more >

Call to Action:  Tell the Federal Communications Commission We Need Affordable Internet for All Now!

Call to Action: Tell the Federal Communications Commission We Need Affordable Internet for All Now!

20 Jan 2015 | Guest Blogger: Sunne Wright McPeak, President and CEO, California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF)

In the heart of Silicon Valley, parents drive their children to the library nightly so they can get on a computer with Internet access to do their homework.

In New York City, many public housing residents have no high-speed broadband in their homes.

In Florida, migrant families | Read more >

Battle for the Net

Battle for the Net

10 Sep 2014 | Glenda Johnson

What if when you woke up today and your internet looked like this, what would you do?

Imagine all your favorite websites taking forever to load, while you get annoying notifications from your ISP suggesting you switch to one of their approved “Fast Lane” sites.

Think about what we | Read more >