About this event
Join us for this Broadband Interest Group Meeting where we'll continue our exploration of what different funders are doing to work towards broadband access in rural and Indigenous communities. In this session, we'll learn from Alvin Warren, the vice president of career pathways & advocacy at Los Alamos National Labs (LANL) Foundation in New Mexico. Building upon successful 2020 Census efforts in New Mexico, Alvin and other local grantmakers created a pooled fund focused on state and federal broadband efforts. During this conversation with him, we will learn more about how and why they leveraged their census partnerships, what their collective goal was, as well as more information about the fund and its role.
The Broadband Interest Group's goal is to gain an action-oriented understanding of the role philanthropy can play in supporting broadband access, specifically in rural, Indigenous/Native communities and communities of color in our region. This group will partner with our Tribal Broadband Learning Community, federal and state government offices, community leaders and funder networks to help our communities get improved broadband access.
Alvin Warren, LANL Foundation, Vice President of Career Pathways & Advocacy
Alvin has served as the cabinet secretary of Indian Affairs for the State of New Mexico, was the lieutenant governor of Santa Clara Pueblo and principal/executive vice president of Blue Stone Strategy Group. Alvin is a graduate of Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and Dartmouth College.
Please contact Lyn Hunter with any questions.