Release of the 2023 Statewide Digital Equity Survey

The California 2023 Statewide Digital Equity Survey is a joint effort between the California Department of Technology (CDT) and the California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF), in partnership with the University of Southern California’s (USC) Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Dr. Hernan Galperin and Dr. François Bar were led researchers, with assistance from Dr. Thai V. Le. The survey supports the preparation of California’s Digital Equity Plan and its application for federal funding from the Broadband Equity Access Deployment (BEAD) program, a key component of the 2021 Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). Click here for more about the survey results.