California Digital Equity Dashboards

This research project studies disparities in broadband deployment and adoption in California, exploring its socioeconomic determinants and spatial patterns at the community level. Through policy reports, maps and data analysis, the projects seeks to inform policy and advocacy to achieve digital equity in California. The project has received funding from the California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF), the Michelson Foundation, and the USC Center for Social Innovation.


Map showing deployment, quality and adoption of residential (fixed) broadband in California 
Percent Change in California Lifeline Households (2020-2022), by zipcode