Digital Inclusion Trailblazers

The Mayor’s Office of Social Equity and Innovation within The City and County of Denver Named One of Nation’s Digital Inclusion Trailblazers

Photo collage of trailblazer award winners The City and County of Denver has earned the 2023 Digital Inclusion Trailblazer title from the National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA), a nod to its efforts to close the digital divide. Anya Dickson-Arguello, Denver's Digital Equity Program Manager, emphasized the significance of this achievement, underscoring the city's commitment to enhancing digital access and connectivity. "This recognition not only honors our efforts but also strengthens our resolve to lead with equity and innovation," said Dickson-Arguello.

Denver is part of an elite group of 47 municipalities honored this year for their digital inclusion work, the largest cohort to date. Angela Siefer, NDIA's Executive Director, highlighted the importance of collaboration between governments, nonprofits, and other community organizations in achieving digital equity. Denver's recognition as a Visionary Trailblazer, the highest honor, underlines its leadership in digital equity and serves as an inspiration for other cities aiming to create inclusive digital communities.