Healthy New Jersey

NJ Office of Broadband Connectivity

Digital Opportunity & Resources

Digital Opportunity, according to the National Digital Inclusion Alliance, is a condition in which all individuals and communities have the information technology capacity needed for full participation in our society, democracy, and economy. Digital opportunity is necessary for civic and cultural participation, employment, lifelong learning, and access to essential services.


Digital Inclusion: Digital Inclusion refers to activities necessary to ensure that all individuals and communities have access to information and communication technologies, and the literacy and resilience to use them. Digital inclusion ultimately leads to digital equity. (National Digital Inclusion Alliance)

Digital Literacy: Digital Literacy is the ability to use information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information, requiring both cognitive and technical skills.(National Digital Inclusion Alliance)

Digital Resilience: Digital Resilience refers to the awareness, skills, agility, and confidence to be empowered users of new technologies and adapt to changing digital skill demands.(Digital US)


National and state nonprofit organizations have historically provided grants for broadband providers and municipalities working toward broadband access for unserved and underserved populations

Education Superhighway: Education Superhighway’s mission is to upgrade internet access in every public-school classroom in America so that all students can take advantage of the promise of digital learning. They have identified and offer resources to communities to overcome three primary barriers to having adequate broadband speeds in the classroom, awareness, expertise and affordability

Digital Inclusion Practitioners of New Jersey (DIPNJ): Digital Inclusion Practitioners of New Jersey (DIPNJ) exists to galvanize relationships between organizations and individuals seeking to close The Digital Divide in NJ.

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