Advocating for equitable, affordable access to the connected world.

California Alliance for Digital Equity (CADE)

Access to a facility with the internet is a requirement to engage in today’s world. Work activities, school classes, job applications, and medical appointments all demand reliable high-speed internet. Every Californian deserves access to fast, reliable, and affordable internet, and to have the opportunity to learn how to effectively navigate the digital world. We believe a fast connection without bandwidth or data limitations, coupled with technical support, is a civil right—not a luxury.

About Us

The California Alliance for Digital Equity is a dedicated group of local and statewide advocates focused on all forms of digital equity, from device acquisition to broadband access to digital literacy.

California policies, programs, and taxpayer dollars must prioritize closing the digital divide. This means putting communities first and empowering them to tackle barriers to broadband access.

Learn more about CADE

Fast, reliable, and affordable internet

Digital literacy and navigation support

Public benefits and programs

Join the Alliance

Interested in joining CADE? Learn more about our membership structure to determine which level of partnership is the right fit for your organization.