We Are Here To Connect Communities To The Net

Get Connected Parlier! is designed to help the state achieve its goals to close the digital divide and connect Californians to the Internet. As Internet usage and technology become further integrated in to our daily lives, it is critical that Parlier residents are not left behind. The most recent Public Policy Institute of California survey found only 53 percent of Latino households have broadband at home, and Parlier lags behind much of the state. All of our efforts in closing the digital divide are inclusive to those families facing financial difficulties, senior citizens, and people with disabilities. What we are finding out is that the lack broadband infrastructure and high cost internet service hinder families from getting connected. Today we work in partnership with Fresno State, Parlier Unified School District, City of Parlier and other community partners to close the digital divide, this collaborative effort to increase broadband adoption via community partnerships will help Parlier remain economically competitive and will help promote increased educational opportunities, e‚Äźcommerce, business development, and improve overall quality of life in Parlier.