About the Internet Equity Initiative

As an interdisciplinary research initiative, we aim to produce datasets, toolkits, and actionable research and insights to support communities across the United States working to empower their residents with better Internet.
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Our Team

From researchers with expertise in urban governance, social science, computer science, and computer networking to staff with a diverse range of skillsets in policy and technology, our team brings a unique perspective to bear on pressing issues in Internet equity.

Internet Study

The Internet Equity Initiative is seeking volunteers to participate in a study that measures the performance of home Internet connections to better understand Internet performance and access across communities in Chicago.


Community collaboration is a cornerstone of our initiative. Find out which partners we are currently working with to support their Internet equity projects.


Contact us with questions and feedback about the initiative or for information about how you can get involved.

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