Connecting the Largest Community Yet: Civil Society

Will for the Web

Three billion people still have no access to the internet — and billions more lack fast, reliable connectivity at a price they can afford. The pandemic underlined how important the internet is for people to be able to make a living, stay connected with friends and family, and access a range of critical services from healthcare, to education, to finance. Digital equity is an issue for all of us and the communities we serve.

The Will for the Web is our largest, most inclusive community program yet, creating a space for civil society to come together and work towards solutions to advance digital equity. Together we will gather and document data, generate solutions, and advocate for action that will help to advance digital equity and ensure everyone is able to participate fully in today’s digitized world.

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State of Digital Inequity Report

Earlier this year 7,500+ civil society practitioners completed the i_internet survey — the largest ever mapping of civil society’s digital haves and have-nots.

The results are in — illustrating the experiences of civil society participants across 136 countries

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Training & Workshops

The Will for the Web has brought civil society participants together to generate ideas for solutions to advance digital equity.

Join us for a workshop series to build on this work, learn new skills, and collaborate with others to turn these ideas into a reality.

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