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Community Network Shows

WeCanConnect.US | a Platform Cooperative training communities to restore the Internet as a Public Commons


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Funding collected here is dedicated to growing our curricula and services related to training community members to host their own panel discussions that will facilitate the formation of community owned networks in their locality. Thank you

Welcome to WeCanConnect.US by Broadband.Institute, your premier YouTube channel dedicated to empowering community leaders with the knowledge, strategies, and inspiration needed to organize and establish community-owned Internet networks. Our mission is to bridge the digital divide by making broadband accessible, affordable, and sustainable for all communities.

What We Offer:

Expert Insights: Gain valuable insights from leading experts in telecommunications, broadband Internet, and community networking. Our guests include experienced practitioners, policymakers, and advocates who share their wealth of knowledge on the technical, financial, and legal aspects of building and managing community networks.

Success Stories: Be inspired by real-life stories from communities that have successfully launched their own Internet networks. Learn from their journeys, the challenges they faced, the solutions they found, and the impact these networks have had on their communities.

Guides and Tutorials: Dive into our comprehensive guides and tutorials that cover everything from the initial planning stages to the implementation and maintenance of community networks. Whether you're new to the concept or looking to expand your existing knowledge, we have the resources you need.

Q&A Sessions: Participate in live Q&A sessions where you can ask our experts your burning questions. Get personalized advice on how to navigate the complexities of community network projects and make informed decisions for your community.

Advocacy and Policy Updates: Stay informed on the latest developments in broadband policy and digital inclusion efforts. Understand how these changes affect community networks and how you can advocate for policies that support digital equity.

Community Engagement: Learn strategies for effectively engaging your community in the planning and operation of your network. Discover how to build coalitions, foster partnerships, and create a sense of ownership and pride among community members.

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