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Feb 03

LISTA Guest Blogger: David L. Cohen, EVP Comcast – Reports on Internet Essentials Launch Impact

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Almost six months ago, Comcast launched an ambitious broadband adoption program, Internet Essentials, with a focus on closing the digital divide and getting more low-income Americans connected to the Internet. Today we are releasing a launch progress report that highlights our successes and achievements and shares some of the lessons we have learned and the …

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Oct 12

Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association announced today that Jose A. Marquez National CEO, will join the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Advisory Committee for Diversity in the Digital Age.

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The mission of the Advisory Committee on Diversity for Communications in the Digital Age is to make recommendations to the FCC regarding policies and practices that will further enhance the ability of minorities and women to participate in telecommunications and related industries. Specifically, the Committee will focus on lowering barriers to entry to communications and …

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May 26

Over 125 Medical and Tech Professionals attend Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association’s 4th Annual TechLatino 2030 Legislative Forum – Wrap Up

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Congressman John Lewis, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, Manny Ruiz and Thomas Oliver are among the Honored at LISTA’s Government Beacon Awards Reception. CONTACT: John Simmons  simmonsj@a-lista.org 800-775-0889 Washington, DC, May 12, 2011 – Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association and the National Latino Alliance on Health Information Technology welcomed nearly 125 distinguished guests to its …

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Apr 14

LISTA’s JOSE A. MARQUEZ-LEON, “TOP 200″ MOST INFLUENTIAL HISPANICS IN TECHNOLOGY”

The editors of Hispanic Engineer & Information Technology magazine (HE&IT) have selected Jose A. Marquez-Leon of Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association as one of the “Top 200 Most Influential Hispanics in Technology.” This select list, which previously recognized some of the top 1 00 Hispanics in technology, was expanded to reflect the increasing …

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Feb 09

And the Digital Divide Continues…… Latinos are Less Likely to Access the Internet, have a Home Broadband Connection or Own a Cell Phone.

Latinos are the United States’ fastest growing minority, but they trail in the digital divide because of lower income and educational levels, according to a study released on Wednesday. The survey by the Pew Hispanic Center found that fewer Hispanics than either white or black Americans went online last year, owned a cell phone or …

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Dec 01

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION CHAIRMAN JULIUS GENACHOWSKI REMARKS ON PRESERVING INTERNET FREEDOM AND OPENNESS.

Good morning.   After months of hard work at the FCC, in other parts of government, in the private sector, and in the public interest community, and after receiving more than 100,000 comments from citizens across America, we have reached an important milestone in our effort to protect Internet freedom and openness.   Yesterday, I circulated to …

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Aug 28

Latinos in Information Science and Technology Association (LISTA) and Alliance for Digital Equality (ADE) Announce Partnership to Further Digital Empowerment Initiatives.

  LISTA and ADE partnership will work to facilitate digital advocacy, digital literacy, job creation and economic development in regards to digital empowerment initiatives   Today, Latinos in Information Science and Technology Association (LISTA), the nation’s leading organization of Latino technology professionals and the Alliance for Digital Equality (ADE), a nonprofit organization that provides broadband solutions …

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Jun 14

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski to Address LISTA 3rd Annual National Tech-Latino 2030 Legislative Forum.

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New York, NY, June 14th, 2010 – Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association’s President and CEO, Jose A. Marquez-Leon proudly announced today that Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski will deliver remarks on the National Broadband Plan at LISTA’s upcoming 3rd Annual National Tech-Latino 2030 Legislative Forum on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC at 6:00 …

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May 25

Working on IT: 50,000 New Health IT workers Needed by Joseph Conn / HITS

  Working on IT By Joseph Conn / HITS staff writer Posted: May 24, 2010 – 12:01 am ET Part one of a two-part series Access part two: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, commonly known as the stimulus law, has a host of tight deadlines for its myriad health information technology subsidy …

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May 21

Despite HIT progress, Who’s Still Left Out? Can Anyone Say Latinos?

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As new HIT makes ever greater inroads into the nation’s healthcare system, there is bound to be an expanding array of stories that highlight the advantages HIT brings to patients and doctors alike. But rather than taking too much comfort as favorable evidence piles up, policymakers should regularly wonder what percentage of the population is …

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