Digital Equity Collaborative The North Carolina Digital Equity and Inclusion Collaborative (NCDEIC) is a group of leaders of digital equity and inclusion-focused organizations and efforts convened by the Broadband Infrastructure Office. NCDEIC members include state and local government agencies, nonprofits, coalitions and individuals working to close the digital divide in North Carolina. The NCDEIC works toward a North Carolina where all citizens have access to the technologies, digital skills and opportunities necessary to thrive in today’s society with the mission of fostering collaboration among digital equity and inclusion leaders to bridge the digital divide in North Carolina. To support programs across the state, the Collaborative shares best practices and support partners’ digital inclusion efforts. The NCDEIC works to provide feedback to local, state and federal policymakers, design strategies to promote digital equity in North Carolina and to educate all North Carolinians on the digital divide and the importance of digital equity and inclusion efforts in North Carolina.