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Digital Literacy: Affordable Connectivity Program Sign Up Event at the Liverpool Public Library

April 4, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), funded through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act passed in November 2021 is a long-term extension of the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program started by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) during the Covid-19 pandemic. The ACP provides eligible households with a monthly discount on internet service, and a one-time discount for a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet purchased through a participating provider.

LiteracyCNY will be at the Liverpool Public Library to assist those who want to sign up for the ACP. This is a drop-in event and no sign up is required.

Liverpool Public Library Address: 310 Tulip Street, Liverpool

The ACP helps families and households struggling to afford internet service. If you meet one of the following eligibility requirements, you automatically qualify for the ACP.
• Participates in any of the following assistance programs: SNAP, Medicaid, Federal Public Housing Assistance, Veterans Pension or Survivor Benefits, SSI, WIC, or Lifeline;
• Participates in any of the following Tribal specific programs: Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance, Tribal TANF, Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations, or Tribal Head Start (income based);
• Participates in the Free and Reduced-Price School Lunch Program or the School Breakfast Program, including through the USDA Community Eligibility Provision;
• Received a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year; or
• Meets the eligibility criteria for a participating broadband provider’s existing low-income internet program

For more information: ACP Guide

Digital Literacy: ACP Sign-up Event

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Date:
April 4, 2023
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm