Digital Skills for an Equitable Recovery

By Amanda Bergson-Shilcock, July 22, 2020

While digital skill gaps exist in every industry and every demographic group, workers of color are disproportionately affected, in large part due to structural factors that are the product of longstanding inequities in American society. As public policy decisions have played a key role in forming skill gaps, including those that are racially inequitable, they must now be an integral part of the solution. Our latest report, Digital Skills for an Equitable Recovery, outlines key recommendations for federal policymakers, as well as a new definition to describe occupational digital literacy and problem-solving skills.