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Next Century Cities Announces Judges for Digital Inclusion Leadership Award

Next Century Cities is excited to announce the judges of the Digital Inclusion Leadership Awards! These judges represent a variety of backgrounds and perspectives, including public interest groups, research organizations, and digital inclusion and broadband experts. Please find a full list of our judges below, and don’t forget to apply by February 10, 2017 for one of three awards in each of the following categories: Leader in Digital Inclusion Best Practices or Most Promising New Plan.


photo JCA 2015 (1)Juan Carlos Aguirre, Dean of Continuing Professional and Workforce Education at South Texas College







breeden_photoLaura BreedanCouncil Chair, National Digital Inclusion Alliance












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Juanita Budd, Executive Director, Austin Free–Net







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Jess George, Community Impact Manager-Charlotte, Google Fiber 















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John B. Horrigan, Senior Researcher, Pew Research Center


















IMG_4003 (1)Chris Lewis, Vice President, Public Knowledge












Sarah Morris 2 (1)Sarah Morris, Policy Director, New America’s Open Technology Institute










colinColin Rhinesmith, Faculty Research Fellow, Benton Foundation












Diana Rodriguez, Director of Expanded Learning, Youth Policy Institute