The Digital Divide In Pictures

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If you've ever struggled to explain why the digital divide is a problem, help has arrived! OCLC’s WebJunction just released a handy visual summary of why Internet access matters. The infographic shows why Internet access matters to individuals, communities, and the U.S. as a whole, as well as who is getting left behind in the digital divide.

Here's a sneak peek at part of it:

The Internet is important to everyone infographic

The infographic also includes suggestions for community-wide efforts to address the problem. So it's a fantastic tool for raising awareness and stimulating conversation about digital inclusion. If you're interested in building more digitally inclusive communities, you're encouraged to share this great resource with your local government, schools, businesses, and other digital inclusion activists today!

And if you want to learn more about building more inclusive communities, you should also check out WebJunction's many digital inclusion resources.